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ONRSR – Supreme Court Proceedings Update

Apr 8, 2021Update

On 23 October 2020 the RTBU advised members that we launched proceedings in the Supreme Court challenging the Regulator’s (ONRSR) decision to provide Hyundai Rotem (who built and test the NIF) with RSNL accreditation. The […] Read More »

Newsflash: 1Rail NSW Coal – Annual Leave Deduction Dispute Resolved

Apr 1, 2021One Rail Update

The RTBU Locomotive Division is pleased to report that yesterday an agreement with 1Rail was reached  on annual leave deductions and then confirmed in a formal recommendation by the Fair Work  Commission.  The agreed method […] Read More »


Apr 1, 2021Update

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) NSW has called on the NSW Premier and Transport Minister Andrew Constance to clarify whether today’s announcement regarding the New Intercity Fleet was an April Fools’ Day joke. […] Read More »

Intensives for Delegate Level 1 Training Completed

Apr 1, 2021Update

Recently, the Locomotive Division completed the rollout of Delegate Level 1 training with the final two intensive 2-day training courses held at the Vibe Hotel in Sydney. Pass and Freight drivers come together from across […] Read More »

RMTU NZ Activist Newsletter – Issue 4, 31 March 2021

RMTU NZ Activist Newsletter – Issue 4, 31 March 2021

Mar 31, 2021Update

Dear members, Please find below the latest issue of the RMTU NZ The Activist. Read the full magazine here.  Read More »

PN Intermodal 2021 EA Update – EA Ratified by the Fair Work Commission

PN Intermodal 2021 EA Update – EA Ratified by the Fair Work Commission

The PNI Train Crew EA was approved by the Fair Work Commission yesterday (Thursday 25 March). There were no undertakings or issues from the FWC. $500 Bonus RTBU Members will be paid the first $500 […] Read More »

Newsflash: PN Bulk & Coal Member Update

Compassionate Leave Recently the RTBU NSW Locomotive Division ran a dispute over  compassionate leave entitlements of the NSW Bulk Enterprise Agreement. One of our Coal Members  questioned why Pacific National deducted three days sick leave […] Read More »

Newsflash: 1Rail – Leave Deduction Dispute

Mar 22, 2021One Rail Update

As previously reported your RTBU Locomotive Division has been in discussion with One Rail Management and HR over how they are currently deducting Annual Leave. Management admitted that, without consultation, they made the change late last year […] Read More »

Newsflash: Aurizon – Dirty Tricks

Mar 22, 2021Aurizon Update

In another race to the bottom of the corporate world, in the Aurizon grain section, instead of using NSW  based Coal Crews as allowed for under the Coal Enterprise Agreement, Aurizon instead has sublet  NSW […] Read More »

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