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Drug testing win gives drivers hope

Drug testing win gives drivers hope

Mar 29, 2012

The RTBU has welcomed a Fair Work Australia decision that drug testing was unfair and unreasonable and that swab tests were a more appropriate test of impairment. The union has long argued that urine testing was […] Read More »

Cost cutting O’Farrell sets his sights on WorkCover

Cost cutting O’Farrell sets his sights on WorkCover

Mar 28, 2012

An audit of the NSW WorkCover scheme has just been completed, and with a $4 billion deficit predicted by the end of the year, Barry O’Farrell says the system is in dire need of reform. […] Read More »

RailCorp fails to derail driver’s dismissal appeal

RailCorp fails to derail driver’s dismissal appeal

Mar 27, 2012

The Locomotive Division has had a win at the Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) against RailCorp which was attempting to shut down an unfair dismissal case using a legal technicality. Last July a RailCorp driver, Mr […] Read More »

Drivers asked for feedback on Oscar glare trial

Drivers asked for feedback on Oscar glare trial

Mar 23, 2012

The RTBU been also been pursuing RailCorp over the unacceptable levels of glare from the dash of the Oscar for more than 12 months. As an interim solution ‘dash mats’ were trialled, then several non-reflective/anti-glare […] Read More »

Waratah detrainment ramp finally fixed

Waratah detrainment ramp finally fixed

Mar 23, 2012

The long-running struggle with RailCorp over the cab detrainment ramp has now been resolved. The two roof-mounted pulleys for the detrainment ramp guide ropes had originally been placed at just the right height for the […] Read More »

RTBU beats RailCorp’s sectorisation push

RTBU beats RailCorp’s sectorisation push

Mar 22, 2012

The RTBU Loco Division has beaten at attempt by RailCorp to extend sectorisation on the CityRail suburban network. The RTBU challenged RailCorp in Fair Work Australia over its plan to put a stop to requirements […] Read More »

3801 drivers missing out on EA rises

3801 drivers missing out on EA rises

Mar 19, 2012

The 3801 steam locomotive, built in Sydney by Clyde Engineering in 1943, has been painstakingly repaired and maintained by full-time, casual and volunteer employees since the 1980s. It’s a labour of love but for a […] Read More »

EBA process grinds to halt as PN Coal reneges on agreement

EBA process grinds to halt as PN Coal reneges on agreement

Mar 16, 2012

The RTBU has suspended all EBA negotiations with all business groups at Pacific National after PN Coal backtracked from the previous agreement of a common expiry date for a three-year agreement. At odds with the […] Read More »

Constructive negotiations end the PN stand-down dispute

Constructive negotiations end the PN stand-down dispute

Mar 15, 2012

The RTBU has reached an agreement with PN Coal regarding the interpretation of the stand-down clause of the EA.   The union recently disputed the way stand-down notices were delivered recently at Port Kembla and […] Read More »

Floods wreck havoc on country lines

Floods wreck havoc on country lines

Mar 13, 2012

The wild weather and flooding of last week is still causing chaos in rural NSW. Based in Junee with CountryLink, driver Tony McLaughlin told LocoExpress that the line between Sydney and Melbourne is still suffering […] Read More »

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