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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 »

Momentum EA Survey 2020

Jun 2, 2020

IT’S YOUR EA, SO HAVE YOUR SAY! RTBU COLLECTIVE ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT SURVEY 2020 The RTBU is currently seeking feedback from Momentum Employees for your Enterprise Agreement. This feedback, via survey, will form the basis of […] Read More »

Loco Express: Secretary’s Report

Loco Express: Secretary’s Report

May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020 Secretary’s Message Dear members, We start off this week with the NSW Government’s announcement on Public Transport COVID limitations. They have proposed limiting the number of commuters, avoiding public transport during peak periods […] Read More »

NIF Update

May 28, 2020

As the never ending NIF process unfolds, the issues with the process and the train continue to intensify. This was highlighted by last week’s announcement that NSW Trains intend to invade members’ privacy whilst at […] Read More »

Public servants face pay freeze while fat cats see wage increase

May 27, 2020

Today, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced a wage freeze for  public sector workers for 12 months with funds considering the increasing amount of unemployed workers across the state. There are major pay agreements set to renew […] Read More »

NSW Government releases COVIDSafe public transport plan

May 27, 2020

Recently the NSW Government announced Public Transport COVID Limitations in regards to: Limit the number of people traveling in busses and train carriages to 12 and 32 respectively, Avoid public transport during peak periods and […] Read More »

Temporary Removal of Paper Payslips

Members are advised that both Sydney and NSW Trains are temporarily removing paper payslip distribution supposedly because of COVID 19 as these payslips pose a concern from passing through multiple sets of hands. Both rail […] Read More »

NSW Trains – Safety Critical Daily Distribution

May 27, 2020

NSW Trains have recently advised the Locomotive Division that they are in the process of making changes to safety critical daily distribution in response to receiving a Regulator Improvement Notice following the Wallan derailment. NSW […] Read More »

Australian Unions issues survey

May 25, 2020

Please see below for a survey from Australian Unions: We want to know your views on the important issues facing you, your coworkers and family – please take our short survey here: https://action.australianunions.org.au/issues-survey Australia is […] Read More »

NIF Update – In-Cab Cameras

May 22, 2020

Members would be aware that as part of the NIF, NSW Trains and Transport for NSW are proposing to introduce full in-cab video recording. The RTBU is, and remains, fundamentally opposed to in-cab video and […] Read More »