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Rail Association adds to criticism of Abbott’s infrastructure plans

Oct 3, 2013News

The Australian Rail Association has added its voice to the criticism of the Abbott Government’s focus on roads over rail. Read More »

Rail Association adds to criticism of Abbott’s infrastructure focus

Oct 3, 2013National News

The Australian Rail Association has added its voice to the criticism of the Abbott Government’s focus on roads over rail. Read More »

Calls for national roll-out of level crossing safety devices

Oct 1, 2013News

New technology aimed at improving safety at level crossings should be rolled out across the country, the RTBU says. Read More »

Calls for national roll-out of level crossing safety devices

Oct 1, 2013National

New technology aimed at improving safety at level crossings should be rolled out across the country, the RTBU says. Read More »

Female rail workers lodge sex discrimination claim

Sep 30, 2013News

Female rail workers in NSW have lodged a sexual discrimination case against the NSW Government over the out-dated, invasive and discriminatory practice of forced urine based testing. Read More »

Proposed Goulburn Rosters

Sep 16, 2013News

The RTBU is currently in discussion with NSW Trains management over the company’s proposed changes to working at Goulburn Depot. Read More »

Hornsby ETR Sub Division Elections

Aug 28, 2013News

The Hornsby ETR Sub Division recently elected a new depot organiser in David Carr. A depot organising committee (DOC) has been established that will actively function in the best interests of members. Read More »

Work Related Injury Claims Dispute

Aug 28, 2013News

The RTBU has recently been advised that members who have suffered a work related injury are being coerced into using their own sick leave rather than claiming workers compensation for injuries received while at work. Read More »

Turnout issue prompts safety upgrade

Aug 22, 2013News

The Loco Division was forced to raise a safety issue with Sydney Trains recently, after two instances of trains traversing a turnout movement over the posted the line speed were reported to the union. Read More »

UPDATE: ‘Welfare calls’ stopped

Aug 15, 2013News

After members and the RTBU raised concerns about management making ‘welfare calls’ to staff on sick leave, the phones have stopped ringing. Read More »

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