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Delegate training in Newcastle

Jun 28, 2017Update

Last week a number of our northern delegates from a cross section of the RTBU participated in our delegate training course in Newcastle. The course included basic training in how to be a delegate, and […] Read More »

Delegates’ conference coming up: 8-9 November

Nov 3, 2016News

The Locomotive Division is holding a Delegates’ Conference for all Governing Committee Delegates on the 8th and 9th of November. We’re still finalising the schedule, but it will include: Updates from the RTBU Assistant National […] Read More »

Victory for Norwegian Locomotive drivers!

Nov 1, 2016News

Our colleagues in Norway have had a big victory after prolonged strike action. As of Monday morning they are back at work. The employer agreed to send a common letter to the Norwegian Transport Minister with […] Read More »

Mortdale route knowledge training

May 14, 2015News

The long-running dispute over the training of drivers at Mortdale has finally been resolved. Read More »

Suburban driving training back on track

May 19, 2014News

The suburban driver training course came under severe pressure recently, which resulted in rostering issues that had a negative impact on the course and its participants. Read More »

RailCorp/TfNSW workers get the training they deserve

May 16, 2014News

The Loco Division has long been a strong advocate for the need to support driver trainers at RailCorp / TfNSW through professional development days in both the training and technical elements of the role. Read More »

Proposed iPad Training Course – Sydney Trains

Apr 30, 2014News

Sydney Trains is proposing to trial an iPad based Respect and Dignity training package for train crew during May. Read More »

Debate rages over training on new infrastructure

Mar 14, 2014News

With the recent opening of the new infrastructure changes at Liverpool, a difference of opinion seems to have emerged in regards to what constitutes training in new or modified infrastructure. Read More »

Liverpool turnback project training

Jan 14, 2014News

Sydney Trains’ proposed training package for the new Liverpool Turnback track forced the Loco Division to lodge a notice of dispute recently. Sydney Trains initially proposed to have drivers learn the new route, which is […] Read More »

PN stop pay for workplace relations training

Oct 22, 2013News

Pacific National recently stopped payments for employees participating in Workplace Relations training, despite the fact that all PN agreements provide for payment. Read More »

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