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Newcastle Gunnedah Relief Points

Sep 6, 2017News

Safety Regulators Called In After months of inaction by all coal operators and the ARTC and several members being injured, the RTBU has intervened to assist your Health and Safety Reps by calling in Comcare […] Read More »

‘Things are not OK’ for Albury rail line

Feb 14, 2017News

Ongoing problems with the Australian Rail Track Corporation’s treatment of the Albury rail line are set to be challenged in Federal Parliament on Monday. Indi MP Cathy McGowan has planned to put forward a motion for […] Read More »

ARTC Strike Payments

Sep 23, 2016News

Members will be aware of the recent ARTC strike and the resultant payment to affected regional drivers of 8hrs non subject. The Loco Division was aware that track work was scheduled to occur between Taree […] Read More »

ARTC NSW EA Vote Result Report

Aug 16, 2016News

A vote of 486 Australian Rail Track Corporation employees on the Enterprise Agreement received a majority yes vote, by just 18 votes. Read the notice from Combined Unions. Read More »

Update on ARTC NSW EA negotiations

Aug 15, 2016News

*** Note this dispute excludes train drivers*** Contrary to members’ request for ARTC to return to the negotiation table, they have instead embarked on a path of deceit along with the Federal Government in an […] Read More »

Letter to members who work for ARTC

Aug 15, 2016News

Dear members, Last week we have had a taste of what it feels like to be standing between Federal Government Ministers and a bucket of money. Two senior Federal Government ministers have now intervened in […] Read More »

ARTC strike action payments

Aug 12, 2016News

NSW Trains Drivers will be aware of the recent strike action over the ARTC Enterprise Agreement negotiations resulting in the cancellation of numerous NSW trains services, particularly within regional NSW. Download the footplate: Footplate 19.16 – […] Read More »

ARTC renegates on commitment to meet combined rail unions to resolve dispute

Aug 9, 2016Update

*** Note this dispute excludes train drivers** The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has reneged on its commitment to meet with the combined rail unions (RTBU, ASU, ETU, and Professionals Australia) just two days after ARTC […] Read More »

Drivers may be impacted by impending ARTC industrial action

Jul 28, 2016News

The Combined Unions today formally advised ARTC of union members’ intention to take lawful and protected industrial action commencing 7am on Wednesday the 3rd of August. Members should note that drivers are not part of the […] Read More »

ARTC protected industrial action ballot

Jun 24, 2016News

The Fair Work Commission has given the go-ahead for a secret ballot on protected industrial action for members covered by the ARTC NSW enterprise agreement. The AEC is now preparing to conduct the ballot, and […] Read More »

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