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Asbestos in S and V Set Trains

Oct 6, 2017News

  Today representatives from the RTBU, AWU, AMWU and ETU including our HSRs met with Sydney and NSW Trains management for the regular Asbestos Management Committee. At this meeting our team were advised that Asbestos […] Read More »

Protecting our rights to fair and equitable treatment

Aug 10, 2017News

Union representatives and delegates met with management on the 8th August to put forward our plan to secure members’ jobs. We said that where there are changes or restructures, members need every opportunity to retain […] Read More »

Medical Mayhem at NSW Trains

Aug 10, 2017News

NSW Trains are currently experiencing a shortage of drivers which we believe has only been exacerbated by a failure of those responsible to provide due notification for drivers about Category 1 medical examinations. At the Sydney […] Read More »

NSW Trains: Rostering dispute lodged

Jul 27, 2017News

Regional members are advised that a Step 2 Dispute has been lodged with NSW Trains in regards to the implementation of the Opcrew rostering system across regional depots. This implementation has resulted in the period […] Read More »

United for secure jobs

Jul 27, 2017News

Union delegates and representatives met with Sydney and NSW Trains management on the 25th July to talk about the issues that matter in your new Agreement. We put forward a plan for negotiations. Our plan […] Read More »

Standing Together to Secure Our Conditions

Jul 20, 2017News

At the meeting held on July 18th, the management of Sydney and NSW Trains responded to the members’ claims and put forward their own claims for a new agreement. Despite management platitudes, it was clear […] Read More »

United for a fair agreement

Jul 13, 2017News

Update 3, Wednesday July 12 Our combined rail unions’ representatives have just begun negotiations with Sydney and NSW Trains management for our new agreement/s. This meeting was our chance to tell management what matters to […] Read More »

NSW Rail Entities 2017: Enterprise Bargaining

Jun 30, 2017News

Sydney Trains and NSW Trains may soon send out Representation Notices to employees of the two Rail Entities. These Notices may be posted on Notice Boards and may be forwarded to people’s home addresses. The […] Read More »

Easter/Anzac Day Public Holiday Dispute: NSW Trains

May 3, 2017News

  NSW Trains have once again failed to provide the required public holiday rosters within the 14 day advice timeframe outlined in the Driver Rostering and Working Arrangements, Clause 3.10.2. Members will recall a similar […] Read More »

Mobile phones for NSW Trains drivers

Apr 5, 2017News

Members are advised that NSW Trains is about to commence a trial of iPhone 6s for drivers to use in conjunction with the “TellUs” app for reporting train faults. The intent is to use these […] Read More »

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