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Railtrain Update – 24 September 2021

Since our last newsletter (36 /21) another meeting has taken place with RSS and another with RTS for the Hunter Ports Agreement. RSS have moved on some issues however there are still many outstanding, the  main […] Read More »

Trojan MSD Update – 24 September 2021

Sep 24, 2021

On Wednesday the RTBU Locomotive Division Lodged their Majority  =Support Determination Application (MSD) with the Fair Work Commission for a NSW Train Crew Enterprise Agreement. The fair work  commission has asked Trojan Management to respond to […] Read More »

RMTU NZ Transport Workers Magazine – Issue 3, September 2021

RMTU NZ Transport Workers Magazine – Issue 3, September 2021

Sep 22, 2021

Dear members, Please see the below link to access the latest issue of the RMTU NZ Transport Worker Magazine. Read the full magazine here. Read More »

Pacific National – When Will They Listen?

Item 1 – Werris Creek Redundancy Issue  Pacific National Bulk Rail went through a redundancy process at the Werris Creek Depot mid last year. At the  time, Werris Creek Members and the RTBU Locomotive Division […] Read More »

Waratah ATP – Ongoing Operational Issues

Waratah ATP – Ongoing Operational Issues

A recent increase in Automatic Train Protection (ATP) related issues on Waratah type rollingstock has resulted in further delays to these sets being operated in NORMAL, which in turn, has further delayed drivers being trained […] Read More »

RTBU Member – Aurizon EA Negotiation Update No 6: Meetings 8 & 9

RTBU Member – Aurizon EA Negotiation Update No 6: Meetings 8 & 9

Sep 2, 2021

 PROPOSED ROSTERS  The RTBU Locomotive Division negotiating team met with Aurizon for EA bargaining meetings 8 and 9 on Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 September.  Discussions focused on the proposed “Roster E” and the proposed […] Read More »

Sydney and NSW Trains – Protected Action Ballot Order Results: Thank you for voting YES to take action

Results of the Sydney and NSW Trains PABO have been released. The message is loud and clear. We had a great voter turnout of 70%. Of those who participated, 90% of you voted YES to […] Read More »

PN Member Update

As Members will be aware, the RTBU has been in discussions with PN to ascertain WHY the Cat 1,2 and 3 Medical Assessments have changed so dramatically regarding the Functionality Tests with little to no […] Read More »

Railtrain Update

Disappointingly, we have continued to see evasive and hollow moves from Railtrain since members and employees recently voted down the proposed Rail Shuttle Services Agreement.  In continuing efforts to bargain in good faith, the RTBU Locomotive […] Read More »

Aurizon EA Negotiation Update No. 3: Day 4 Meeting

As previously reported, the second day of last week’s bargaining was postponed due to the escalating Covid 19 situation. Increased Covid-19 restrictions also meant the scheduled Consultative Committee and Town  Hall meetings needed to be […] Read More »