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Aurizon in-cab recording – what you said

Mar 17, 2016News

After seeing Aurizon’s lacklustre attempt at an employee survey to gauge workers’ views on the introduction of in-cab recording systems, the Loco Division decided to launch our own member survey. Click here to see the […] Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

Bob Hayden, Divisional Secretary

Aurizon seems intent on pushing ahead with its plans to introduce in-cab recording systems in order to monitor workers during their shifts. The Loco Division has serious concerns about the impact this move would not […] Read More »

In-cab recording at Aurizon – have your say

Mar 7, 2016News

The in-cab recording system saga at Aurizon is continuing. The latest is that Aurizon has placed a box and some survey forms on a counter at Mayfield – trouble is, the box and forms aren’t […] Read More »

Aurizon stickers coming your way

Feb 19, 2016News

Aurizon members – keep an eye out for stickers coming your way soon. In protest of the company’s move to fit in-built cameras inside Aurizon cabs, the union is sending stickers which say: ‘Aurizon thinks […] Read More »

Aurizon breach of employee privacy 

Feb 19, 2016News

In a shocking display of disregard for workers’ privacy, Aurizon has been caught out once again leaving employees’ personal records in an insecure area. A member recently discovered employee records in an unlocked shed at […] Read More »

US train crew share concerns over recording devices

Feb 11, 2016News

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (our comrades in the United States) has written to the Federal Railroad Administration voicing its concerns about a recording device being fitted into trains. This is the same […] Read More »

Hot weather causing Aurizon train failures

Jan 20, 2016News

Aurizon Coal trains have been experiencing a number of failures on the No 3 tunnel on the Ulan line in hot weather. This is a big concern for affected members and their local delegate has […] Read More »

Aurizon and the shed of secrets

Jan 15, 2016News

Despite revenue of more than $3.7 billion last year, where is the best place that Aurizon thought they should store employee training records and copies of private drivers licences? A safe? No. A vault? No. […] Read More »

Aurizon inward facing cameras – management response

Dec 8, 2015News

National Loco Division delegates recently met with Aurizon management to discuss our strong concerns about the introduction of inward facing cameras. Management advised at that meeting that they would get back to us with further […] Read More »

Boggabri viaduct update

Nov 23, 2015News

The RTBU was forced to refer the Boggabri viaduct to the regulator and Safe Work NSW after concerns were raised about the lack of emergency and safety systems in place on the section of track. […] Read More »

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