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NEWSEA Archives - Page 8 of 9 - Loco Express

Southern Shorthaul Railroad EA close to finalisation

Mar 12, 2012Uncategorized

The RTBU have commenced talks with SSR to replace the current EA that expired some years ago. It is attempting to modernise the EA to bring each clause up to the current industry standard on […] Read More »

Part-Time Employment

Jan 13, 2012News

Recently the Division was advised by RailCorp that “in accordance with clause 141 of the RailCorp Enterprise Agreement 2010”, it has developed a proposal to offer current full-time suburban train crew employees the opportunity to […] Read More »

PN Victoria EA signed off

Dec 14, 2011Uncategorized

The RTBU and PN have now finished negotiations on the new PN Victoria EA and the EA was presented to all employees on October 26 and 27 through emails and depot distribution. Depot tours by […] Read More »

Freight Update

Dec 5, 2011Uncategorized

2009 EA Back Pay: After many months of correspondence, the RTBU Locomotive division has finally been able to achieve back pay for two members who transferred from PN Coal to PN Bulk during the 12 […] Read More »

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 »

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