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Update: NSW Trains time credit dispute

Oct 26, 2016News

Last week we reported that NSW Trains failed to pay time credits to numerous drivers during a shutdown period. We have since received positive feedback from management, who have informed us that they acknowledge the need […] Read More »

RTBU pursuing Critical Incident Response for NSW Trains

Oct 26, 2016News

Following the successful implementation of the Critical Incident Response at Sydney Trains, the RTBU has been proactively pursuing a similar arrangement to be implemented at NSW Trains. NSW Trains have conducted various forms of trauma […] Read More »

NSW Trains to use new pay system from January

Oct 26, 2016News

An initial meeting has been convened to begin consultation regarding the integration of HR, payroll, procurement and finance so that this comes from one place instead of across multiple systems and processes. Transport Equip is the Enterprise Resource […] Read More »

NSW Trains drivers left with pay shortfall

Oct 21, 2016News

The RTBU Loco Division has recently been made aware that NSW Trains failed to pay time credits to numerous drivers during a shutdown period. This left dozens of drivers with shortfalls in their pay packets. We’ve been told […] Read More »

Buy a ticket to support your Picnic Day

Oct 6, 2016News

Attention Sydney and NSW Trains Members: Your Picnic Day is fast approaching! Please support your picnic committee and help to keep this entitlement by buying a ticket: application forms are already available in some areas. Your Picnic […] Read More »

Hamilton Public Holiday Dispute

Sep 23, 2016News

A dispute has been lodged and won following NSW Trains’ failure to advise drivers of public holiday working arrangements within the applicable timeframe of 14 days as per the Drivers Rostering & Working Arrangements. NSW […] Read More »

Sydney and NSW Trains propose changes to TWP 102

Aug 30, 2016News

The RTBU Locomotive Division has been invited to commence initial discussions with both Sydney Trains and NSW Trains regarding proposed changes to TWP 102 – Authorised Persons Travelling in Crew Compartments. The proposed changes would see […] Read More »

NSW Trains Uniform Review

Aug 24, 2016News

The NSW Trains uniform review is currently underway and as a part of it the issue of shorts is being addressed. You may notice that several NSW Trains employees have been suppled with sample shorts […] Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

Aug 11, 2016Secretary's run-down

While our employers and the media attempt to take the spotlight off their own failings by demonising RTBU members, here at the Loco Division we’re concentrating on the job at hand – representing members across […] Read More »

Trish Doyle MP thanks front line train staff

Aug 11, 2016News

It’s great to see Trish Doyle MP standing up for train staff. She told NSW Parliament: “I thank the front line hard working staff at Sydney Trains, and NSW Trains, NSW Transport, for their efforts. Thank you […] Read More »