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QUBE Enterprise Agreement update- 22 Feb

Feb 22, 2024

Members should be aware that a Good Faith Bargaining Conference occurred, following the application filed by the RTBU Locomotive Division, before Deputy President Cross last Monday 19 February 2024.  As a result, QUBE has been […] Read More »

QUBE Enterprise Agreement update

Feb 9, 2024

As advised our last newsflash, we filed for Good Faith Bargaining Orders against QUBE, and we can advise that this has now been set down for Conference before Deputy President Cross next Tuesday (13 February […] Read More »

SSR Enterprise Agreement- January update

Feb 2, 2024

Your RTBU Bargaining team engaged with SSR on January 17 and 31, 2024. During the initial meeting, SSR presented their proposals, subsequently shared with all staff. The meeting on the 31st was dedicated to your […] Read More »

QUBE still delaying an Enterprise Agreement

Feb 1, 2024

The RTBU NSW Locomotive Division wrote to QUBE Management on 18 January 2024 expressing our frustration and concerns with QUBE’s conduct in bargaining for the replacement Enterprise Agreement and requesting that they reply by 24 […] Read More »

SSR Enterprise Agreement: January bargaining update and meetings

Jan 17, 2024

Bargaining for the new SSR Enterprise Agreement has re-commenced for 2024. Today, we met with SSR to hear their latest underwhelming offer and as result we have scheduled a number of Zoom meetings on Friday […] Read More »

QUBE EA offer gets the thumbs down- again

Dec 15, 2023

QUBE Management has had a third attempt at sneaking through an Enterprise Agreement without an in-principal agreement from your Delegates or the RTBU NSW Locomotive Division. This would come as no surprise to members who […] Read More »

Aurizon Bulk and Containerised Freight EA- update no. 12

Dec 14, 2023

Your Locomotive Division EA Negotiating Team met with Aurizon Bulk EA representatives on 11 and 12 December 2023 in the RTBU Newcastle Office.  Following the recent member engagement online feedback sessions, members provided the Negotiating […] Read More »

QUBE EA Member tour

Nov 24, 2023

In response to QUBE’s disgraceful 13-day lockout of RTBU Locomotive Division Members, a Lock-Out Support Fund was established to support and recognise members impacted by QUBE’s actions.  Locomotive Divisional Council endorsed a further contribution to […] Read More »

SSR Enterprise Agreement update- SSR introduces new claims

Nov 23, 2023

Following the resounding No vote to SSR’s inferior Enterprise Agreement, we have resumed negotiations. Last week, we met with SSR management to go through the whole log of claims so that SSR could understand which […] Read More »

Aurizon Bulk and Containerised Freight EA update: No. 11

Nov 17, 2023

RTBU Members are advised that your EA Negotiating Team met with Aurizon Management on the 14th and 15th of November in the RTBU Newcastle Office.  Whilst the first day didn’t see much progress , the […] Read More »