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Employer News

AFR: QCA presses Aurizon to explain ‘substantial impacts’ of maintenance changes

Apr 9, 2018

The Queensland Competition Authority is playing hardball with Aurizon over a contentious regulatory decision, rejecting a request from the rail group to extend a deadline to explain controversial changes to maintenance practices. Due to copyright […] Read More »

Railtrain Newsflash: Railtrain Management has FINALLY got back to the RTBU regarding your Enterprise Agreement.

Apr 6, 2018

After the Consultation Meeting on the 7th of February 2018 Railtrain informed your RTBU Negotiating Team that no decisions could be made around the EA until the Railtrain Executive had met in late February/early March. […] Read More »

Aurizon Intermodal finishes operations

Apr 5, 2018

The last train of Aurizon Intermodal has now finally finished its operations. The last train worked was the 1451 from Enfield to Carrington and return 4152 to Enfield on the 31st March 2018.   The train […] Read More »

Sydney and NSW Trains EA’s

Download the PDF of this footplate here. Sydney and NSW Trains EA’s As members are aware, the results of the Sydney and NSW Trains Enterprise Agreement were as follows:     What this means is […] Read More »

Sydney & NSW Trains: The ballot results are in

The results of the ballot for Sydney Trains and NSW Trains are in. At Sydney Trains, 6525 employees voted on the new Agreement (9707 ballot papers were issued) and almost 52.8% voted yes. At NSW […] Read More »

Newsflash: DP Allowance Aurizon Members

Mar 23, 2018

The RTBU and Aurizon met today at Fair Work Australia in Newcastle in an attempt to resolve the dispute regarding the Non-Payment of the Distributed Power Allowance as per clause 54 of the Aurizon NSW […] Read More »

Footplate: Sydney & NSW Trains EA Update: Extension of Protected Industrial Action

EA Update: Extension of Protected Industrial Action Members are advised that the RTBU has successfully applied for an extension of the period in which RTBU members who work for Sydney and NSW Trains are able […] Read More »

Sydney & NSW Trains badge action shots

We’ve been showcasing our solidarity at Sydney & NSW Trains after being approved to take action to wear our union apparel. Check out the photos below.   Read More »

Sydney Trains Timetable Amendment

Mar 13, 2018

As Members would be aware Sydney Trains are seeking to implement several recommendations from the recent ministerial report into January’s rail meltdown in efforts to improve network recovery capabilities following operational incidents. Changes are slated […] Read More »

Sydney/NSW Trains EA update – Loco members

As members would be aware, the RTBU has been one of seven unions who have been involved in the bargaining process for the Sydney and NSW Trains Enterprise Agreements (EAs) since July 2017. Following almost […] Read More »