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Transport Equip system coming to Sydney Trains in July

Feb 11, 2017News

The Loco Division have attended consultative meetings regarding an integration of Payroll, Human Resources, Procurement and Finance so that these all occur from one place and not across multiple systems and processes. Transport Equip is […] 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 »

Sydney Trains reform update: delegate forum held

Nov 15, 2016News

A combined delegates’ forum was held this week to receive a presentation from Sydney Trains on the current state of the Future Operations Program (Train Crew Reforms). Read the latest Newsflash here. Read More »

Lift Up and Lay Back Dispute escalated

Oct 26, 2016News

The current Step 3 dispute over the non-payment of Lift Up and Lay back for drivers working on a relief line has now been escalated to the Fair Work Commission for conciliation. It has come to the […] Read More »

Good news: Peer Support Dispute resolved

Oct 26, 2016News

The Loco Division would like to inform members that the long running Step 2 dispute in relation to the non-payment of lift up and lay back for drivers acting in the Peer Support role has now […] 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 »

OPCrew rostering for regional drivers

Oct 26, 2016News

We’ve recently received correspondence from NSW Trains outlining its proposal to move regional drivers from the Microster to the OPCrew system, under the guise of having one system for all train crew. Their objectives for moving to […] 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 »

SafeWork NSW validates the right for HSRs to choose their trainers

Oct 6, 2016News

For over 18 months Unions have been fighting Sydney Trains Management over their refusal to allow HSRs their right under Section 72 – WHS Act 2011 to choose the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) to provide […] Read More »