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Safety and Surveillance campaign

At our recent National Locomotive Divisional meeting in Canberra, the National Locomotive Divisional Committee launched two national campaigns on health, safety and welfare in the workplace for members. The continuous attacks and eroding of our […] Read More »

Loco Express: Secretary’s Report

Loco Express: Secretary’s Report

Jul 10, 2020Secretary's run-down

July 10, 2020 Dear members, The Division is still at loggerheads with NSW Trains as we continue to reject their unsafe and unrealistic NIF Operating model. From what we have seen, their Operating Instruction Manual […] Read More »

North Regional Rostering Dispute

North Regional Rostering Dispute

Jul 9, 2020Update

Regional members are advised that a step 3 dispute currently exists in relation to the Op Crew rostering system and its application to regional rosters. The issues at hand are that several drivers have had […] Read More »

Fatigue Management Plan Risk Assessment

Jul 7, 2020NSW Trains

Members will recall the February Loco Express article regarding the NSW Trains proposal to trial their fatigue management plan at various depots or locations. Wyong station staff have been trialling their roster with the new […] Read More »

NIF OIM Process Update

Jul 7, 2020NSW Trains

Your Union wishes to advise Members of recent developments in the introduction of the New InterCity Fleet. As Members are aware, NSW Trains has held a series of fortnightly meetings to discuss new procedures in […] Read More »

QUBE Enterprise Agreement Update

Jul 3, 2020Update

Over the last few days, delegates and the NSW Locomotive Division have continued to negotiate with QUBE over the previous pay offer that was tabled on the 4th June 2020. QUBE have since reconsidered their […] Read More »

Loco Express: Secretary’s report

Loco Express: Secretary’s report

Jun 19, 2020Secretary's run-down

June 19, 2020 Secretary’s Message Dear members, As we approach the middle of the year, we’re reminded of how much we’ve all faced as a Division and individually in 2020 so far and how, despite efforts from […] Read More »

Macdonaldtown Ground Based Warning System Project

Jun 19, 2020Sydney Trains

After cursory discussions late last year, Sydney Trains decided to commence consultation for the proposed Ground Based Warning System (GBWS) project at Macdonaldtown Siding. The project focuses on the GBWS model currently in operation at […] Read More »

NIF Update – Operator Instruction Manuals and Station Staff Consultation Dispute

Jun 12, 2020NSW Trains

On Wednesday afternoon, the RTBU appeared before the Fair Work Commission regarding consultation around the Operator Instruction Manuals (OIMs) and the training packages for the operation of the NIF. For the past few months, NSW […] Read More »

RMTU NZ Activist Newsletter – Issue 8

Jun 10, 2020Update

Dear members, Please find a link below to the latest publication from the RMTU. http://www.rmtunion.org.nz/publications/documents/Activist-8-2020.pdf Read More »

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