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NEWSEA Archives - Page 8 of 9 - Loco Express

PN Coal Drivers Aggregate case unsuccessful

Aug 29, 2011Uncategorized

Members will be aware that the Division was involved in a case against PN Coal for the non-payment of a provision of their EA in relation to the correct interpretation / payment of the 9.5% […] Read More »

Bulk membership on the rise

Aug 8, 2011Uncategorized

Union membership in PN Bulk is increasing, particularly for fixed-term employees who have often expressed fears that union membership may be used against them. This is good timing because EA negotiations will commence later this […] Read More »

Freightliner EA comes into effect

May 20, 2011News

The EA, which will make Freightliner employees the highest paid employees with some of the best conditions, will come into effect today. The agreement will see workers receive a 12% pay rise over 3 years […] Read More »

Freightliner EA voted up

Apr 21, 2011News

Freightliner Coal Haulage employees have unanimously voted in favour of an Enterprise Agreement that will make them the highest-paid freight drivers in the state for a 38-hour week. The vote was held on Friday 8 […] Read More »

Update: transfer dispute escalated

Apr 20, 2011Uncategorized

RTBU members recently met with RailCorp to resolve a dispute over its recent decision to recruit and appoint graduating Trainee Drivers to Mortdale, Flemington and Hornsby Depots. As reported previously in Loco Express, the RTBU […] Read More »

RailCorp pulled up on failure to consult

Apr 12, 2011News

The Loco Division has ensured that RailCorp follow the proper consultation process on a proposal to implement computer based training to refresh drivers on Yards and Sidings training. Members will be aware that the proposal […] Read More »

Loco victory will see proper update to master rosters

Apr 12, 2011News

The Loco Division recently entered into a dispute with RailCorp over a proposal to add additional work into driver diagrams, which would breach the 2010 EA, the Drivers Rostering and Working Arrangements [DR&WA] and the […] Read More »

Local Agreements

Mar 10, 2011News

Identifying if any Local Agreements have been made at Sub Division level both in RailCorp and/or Freight Operators has recently become an issue for the Division. It is also difficult for the Division to keep […] Read More »

Pacific National Victoria

Feb 24, 2011News

Negotiations are underway for a new EBA covering Pacific National Victoria. The PN Division was previously owned by Freight Australia and covers a number of employees in NSW as well as Victoria. The previous agreement […] Read More »

PN Intermodal Dispute

Feb 24, 2011News

The RTBU and PN Intermodal met in Fair Work Australia on Monday of this week for conciliation in an attempt to resolve an outstanding dispute regarding the crediting of hours for blank days on a […] Read More »

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