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RailTrain unilaterally changes the scope of the EA

May 29, 2017News

RailTrain is still maintaining its position to separate the Enterprise Agreement into two – a position the RTBU vehemently opposes. Read the Newsflash here. Read More »

RailTrain Newsflash: VOTE NO!

May 25, 2017News

RailTrain is trying to ram through an Agreement without having to deal with your priority issues. Don’t let RailTrain bully you into accepting a bad deal. Read more. Read More »

PN intermodal drivers EBA update

Mar 21, 2017News

Negotiations with PN management on your Log of Claims is moving at a snail’s pace with little or no progress at all. Management is providing resistance at every step of the way. At every stage […] Read More »

Fake shifts = fake APM

Mar 6, 2017News

We recently reported a recommendation from the Fair Work Commission regarding Port Waratah rosters. Shortly after that the RTBU wrote to Pacific National seeking clarity on how it calculated the hours. Read the News Flash […] Read More »

Outcome: Freightliner Coal Lift Up Lay Back Dispute

Feb 28, 2017News

Last Friday the FWC handed down its decision in relation to this dispute. The commissioner ruled that the construction of clause 36 allows for Freightliner to use the lift up and lay back provision, the […] Read More »

RTBU meets with management and Safework NSW following Sandgate assault

Jan 10, 2017News

On Thursday your Union and HSR met with FLACH management and Safework NSW inspectors to discuss safety and security and to identify what the company has done to improve safety at the Sandgate office since your […] Read More »

Sydney Trains Newsflash: delegates’ meeting held

Dec 15, 2016News

Sydney Trains presented a detailed version of the current state of their Train Crew Reform proposal to RTBU Loco Division reps at a delegates’ forum this week. The Loco Division continues to maintain its position […] Read More »

Sydney Trains Reform: latest update

Dec 8, 2016News

The Loco Division has continued to meet regularly with Sydney Trains since the recent delegates’ conference. However, at this time we haven’t received anything of substance. Read the latest Sydney Trains Reform Newsflash. Read More »

Latest update on the Sydney Trains reform

Aug 30, 2016News

Recent discussions with Sydney Trains have taken place but we’re yet to receive anything of substance from Sydney Trains. Find out more by downloading the latest Sydney Trains Reform Newsflash. Read More »

Hunter Bowls and Info Day

Aug 17, 2016News

All members are invited to attend a meeting and information session followed by a BBQ lunch and some bowls in Newcastle on the 24th August. The meeting and information session will give an update on Aurizon in-cab […] Read More »