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Urgent NIF Update

Jul 31, 2020

We will not be silenced! Over two weeks ago the RTBU wrote to NSW Trains requesting access to Depots and Stations and the release of Delegates for the upcoming NIF Depot tour. On Monday, management […] Read More »

NTA Book Dispute

Jul 28, 2020

Members at Mt Victoria and Lithgow depot were recently informed that they would have to utilise an NTA book as the only means for which they can claim their book off days in the future. […] Read More »

Pacific National Intermodal Outsourced Projects Enterprise Agreement Update

Pacific National Intermodal Outsourced Projects Enterprise Agreement Update

Jul 24, 2020

Negotiations continued on the 21/07/20 with your RTBU EA Negotiating Team, and Pacific National for your replacement Enterprise Agreement. This was our 10th EA Meeting with Pacific National as we continue to debate your log […] Read More »

Media release: Emergency buttons on new trains answered by call centre: union slams safety risk

Jul 17, 2020

Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) NSW has slammed the unsafe operating model of new regional trains, revealing the emergency call buttons on the imported New Intercity Fleet will connect commuters on regional trains to […] Read More »

North Regional Rostering Dispute

North Regional Rostering Dispute

Jul 9, 2020

Regional members are advised that a step 3 dispute currently exists in relation to the Op Crew rostering system and its application to regional rosters. The issues at hand are that several drivers have had […] Read More »

QUBE Enterprise Agreement Update

Jul 3, 2020

Over the last few days, delegates and the NSW Locomotive Division have continued to negotiate with QUBE over the previous pay offer that was tabled on the 4th June 2020. QUBE have since reconsidered their […] Read More »

RMTU NZ Activist Newsletter – Issue 8

Jun 10, 2020

Dear members, Please find a link below to the latest publication from the RMTU. http://www.rmtunion.org.nz/publications/documents/Activist-8-2020.pdf Read More »

Union due increase 2020

Union due increase 2020

Jun 10, 2020

 Members are advised in line with past practice, union fees are scheduled to increase from the first full pay period from the 1st July 2020 for all Locomotive Division Members.  The new rates that will […] Read More »

Bus privatisation: tenders announced

May 15, 2020

Just yesterday, the NSW Government announced the official tender process for the privatisation of buses in regions 7, 8 and 9. These are the last of the state-owned bus services. It’s a slap in the […] Read More »

Vale Jack Mundey

May 15, 2020

The union movement is devastated to hear of the passing of Jack Mundey and we offer our condolences to Judy, family and his comrades. Jack changed the face and direction of unionism in our country […] Read More »