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Aurizon’s in-cab recording a serious concern for workers

Nov 5, 2015News

Aurizon’s plans to introduce in-cab video and audio recordings (inward facing cameras) were front and centre in our discussions at the recent RTBU National Council. The union has a number of serious concerns about the […] Read More »

Aurizon threatens job loss

Oct 16, 2015National Union News

Aurizon is threatening to cut around 800 jobs over the next three years as it seeks to slash over $350 million over the next three years. The 800 jobs would be on top of the […] Read More »

Aurizon posts huge profit; expects more cost cutting

Aug 17, 2015News

Aurizon has posted a 139 per cent increase in its full-year profit, taking its net profit to $604 million. Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

Bob Hayden, Divisional Secretary

We’ve had recent reports of bullying and intimidation at Aurizon, with members at a number of depots saying they feel management is forcing them to work outside the parameters of the EA. The Loco Division takes all reports of bullying very seriously, and has written to the company to order that they cease any such actions immediately. Read More »

Aurizon bullying and harassment

Aug 7, 2015News

There have been reports recently of Aurizon members feeling bullied and intimidated into breaching their conditions of employment. This isn’t acceptable. Read More »

In-principle agreement reached on Aurizon EA

Jun 5, 2015News

An in-principle agreement on the new enterprise agreement has now been reached with Aurizon. This follows the disappointment of the Fair Work Commission’s ruling which saw the 12 enterprise agreements scrapped and replaced with one – taking with them hard fought for working conditions. Read More »

Taree race meet, June 5th

May 28, 2015News

Head along to the Taree Races on Friday 5 June for a great day out at the track. Read More »

Aurizon ordered to pay worker returning from maternity leave what she deserves

May 4, 2015News

Aurizon has been ordered to pay a driver returning part-time from maternity leave the full pro-rata rate of pay after the RTBU QLD went in to bat for the worker at the Fair Work Commission. Read More »

Storm update

May 4, 2015News

The recent storms across NSW have caused widespread pain across parts of the state. We’ve seen a devastating loss of life and thousands of homes damaged. Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

The recent bad weather has been devastating for many communities across NSW and it’s also been disastrous for our railways.  The North Coast rail line is still not operational and is not expected to be […] Read More »

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