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Employer News

Aurizon Bulk- redundancy win

Jun 13, 2024

 Members Offered Alternate Employment  Following significant pressure from your Locomotive Division, Aurizon management have advised the following:  “ As a result of new information relating to customer demand forecasts and requirements for near-term grain services, […] Read More »

QUBE general update- 5 June

Jun 5, 2024

 1 – Intractable Bargaining Update  2 – QUBE’s appeal to vary the 2015 and 2019 EA’s.  3 – Federal Court Proceedings  1 – Intractable Bargaining – QUBE and the RTBU were in the Commission on […] Read More »


May 30, 2024

BULK EMPLOYEES FACE REDUNDANCY IN SHAMEFUL MOVE  As Aurizon Employees across the NSW Bulk and NSW Coal Business’s would have seen in yesterday’s correspondence from the company, Aurizon Bulk have announced a restructure of its […] Read More »

QUBE member update- 24 May

May 24, 2024

QUBE appeals Fair Work Commission – True to form, QUBE is refusing to accept the outcome of their misguided s 217 application and are appealing the decision by Deputy President Cross to dismiss the application […] Read More »

QUBE – Not Having a Good Week! 

May 2, 2024

 1 – EA Vote goes down (again).  2 – QUBE loses their application to vary the 2015 and 2019 EA’s.  3 – Preparations for the Intractable Bargaining case are moving ahead.  1 – The latest […] Read More »

QUBE Enterprise Agreement update- 22 April

Apr 22, 2024

 QUBE’s Misleading Employee Memo  This Employee Memo is titled ‘Enterprise Bargaining Update’ – Let’s be clear, there’s been no bargaining to update you on since QUBE’s last agreement was voted down in December 2023. Instead […] Read More »

QUBE Enterprise Agreement- 19 April

Apr 19, 2024

 What Sneaky QUBE Management has done and not advised you of?  Made changes to clause 4.2 to say the following:  “Upon incorporating Award terms into the Agreement, the incorporated Award terms are to be read […] Read More »

QUBE Enterprise Agreement update- 16 April

Apr 16, 2024

Intractable Bargaining  After lodging the Intractable Bargaining application last Friday afternoon, the Fair Work Commission has already started the process. The Intractable Bargaining has now been listed for Mentions/Directions this Friday at 11am. Remember, through […] Read More »

QUBE Enterprise Agreement update 15 April

Apr 15, 2024

 Intractable Bargaining Application Has Been Filed  Late Friday afternoon, the RTBU NSW Locomotive Division filed in the Fair Work Commission an application for Intractable Bargaining. While this has been a long exhausting process, it has […] Read More »

QUBE Enterprise Agreement update- 8 March

Mar 8, 2024

Yesterday, we met with QUBE Management as part of the Good Faith Bargaining Conference outcome that was before Deputy President Cross on 19 February 2024.  As part of that Conference, QUBE were to supply an […] Read More »