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NEWSEA Archives - Page 7 of 9 - Loco Express

When good faith turns bad

Nov 25, 2012News

Unfortunately our colleagues in the Tram and Bus Division of the RTBU have recently had a taste of what happens when an employer turns its back on a negotiated EA. Read More »

QR Intermodal workers set for a good agreement

Nov 9, 2012News

QR Intermodal members look set to receive a good outcome in Enterprise Agreement negotiations, with the company coming to the table on a number of areas outlined by the membership. Read More »

Freightliner agreement gets the nod

Sep 17, 2012News

The new Freightliner Agreement, which members recently voted up, will come into effect on the 21st September. Fair Work Australia approved the Freightliner Enterprise Agreement on the 14th September, after members voted unanimously in favour […] Read More »

Freightliner Agreement voted up

Aug 31, 2012News

Freightliner members yesterday voted unanimously in favour of the new Enterprise Agreement. The parties will now complete the necessary paperwork and send the Enterprise Agreement and supporting documents to Fair Work Australia for approval. Once […] Read More »

Asciano boasts huge profit, tries to shortchange workers

Aug 23, 2012News

Pacific National parent company, Asciano, has posted a huge jump in earnings, with full-year results showing an almost 43 per cent increase in net profit. Revenue for the company’s rail division rose 14.6 per cent […] Read More »

Freightliner Intermodal EA – In principle Agreement Reached

Aug 23, 2012News

During the recent EA negotiations with Freightliner Intermodel the union was striving to standardise wherever possible the Freightliner EAs and secure the same excellent conditions as provided in the Coal EA. After lengthy negotiations, the […] Read More »

3801 drivers missing out on EA rises

Mar 19, 2012Uncategorized

The 3801 steam locomotive, built in Sydney by Clyde Engineering in 1943, has been painstakingly repaired and maintained by full-time, casual and volunteer employees since the 1980s. It’s a labour of love but for a […] Read More »

Constructive negotiations end the PN stand-down dispute

Mar 15, 2012Uncategorized

The RTBU has reached an agreement with PN Coal regarding the interpretation of the stand-down clause of the EA.   The union recently disputed the way stand-down notices were delivered recently at Port Kembla and […] Read More »

PN drags its feet on EA negotiations

Mar 12, 2012Uncategorized

The RTBU is currently negotiating with four divisions of Pacific National – operational, intermodal train crew, coal and bulk – as the current EAs expire on June 30, 2012. The negotiations have been going on […] Read More »

Freight aims to match coal in new EA

Mar 12, 2012Uncategorized

The RTBU and Freightliner Australia have commenced negotiations on the EA for the freight side of the business which is due to expire at the end of 2012. With RTBU members in coal enjoying a […] Read More »

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