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Freightliner: union wins three extra safety reps

May 10, 2017News

Your union has had a win with the completion of the Freightliner OH&S committee elections, where we successfully argued for three additional representatives, taking the total amount to four. We are now focussing on putting […] Read More »

Freightliner lift up and lay back still in dispute

Dec 15, 2016News

A Fair Work Commission conciliation meeting was held between Freightliner and your union this week but the Lift Up and Lay Back dispute remains unsolved. This is now in the hands of the FWC and […] Read More »

Latest news for Freightliner Coal members

Nov 11, 2016News

The latest Newsflash for Freightliner members gives an update on the following issues: Lift Up and Lay Back Dispute Statutory Declarations Sandgate Premises Download and read it here Read More »

Newsflash: Hunter Valley and Gunnedah Basin Coal News

Oct 7, 2016News

After years of next to no progress on the long term issues of tunnels, crib breaks and relief points, the RTBU recently wrote to all the major players including Pacific National, Aurizon, Freightliner, ARTC, Hunter Valley […] Read More »

Newcastle Local Freight Meetings

Oct 6, 2016News

Date: Thursday 13th October 2016 Venue: Carrington Bowling Club Pacific National: 10am-11.30am Aurizon: 12.00pm to 1.30pm Freightliner: 2pm to 3.30pm All members are welcome to attend their respective meetings. Meetings will cover general business and give […] Read More »

UK front-line workers take the hit as directors’ pay soars

Aug 31, 2016News

Front-line workers at UK freight giant Freightliner Heavy Haul will take part in a strike ballot in a dispute over pay this week. RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “It is clear from the company […] Read More »

Freightliner Coal Newcastle – depot committee

Feb 12, 2016News

Freightliner Coal Newcastle members Steve Crockett, Jarrod Cameron and Anthony Redding, have been elected to from a depot committee and to assist as workplace delegates. The elections came after a member meeting was held to […] Read More »

Freightliner Intermodal negotiations kick off

May 28, 2015News

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement at Freightliner kicked off this week with the first meeting between the union and management being used to present the parties’ log of claims. Read More »

Genesee & Wyoming takes over Freightliner

Feb 26, 2015News

Global company Genesee & Wyoming has acquired approximately 95% of the shares of Freightliner. Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

Politics in Australia is throwing some real curve balls at the moment. Last weekend we saw a huge swing against the incumbent Liberal/National Government in Queensland – based in part at least on the Newman’s […] Read More »

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