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Safety yards and terminals for freight operators

Safety yards and terminals for freight operators

Mar 18, 2011

Hazardous conditions in freight yards and terminals are an on-going issue. In the near future RTBU representatives including OHS Coordinator Keith McMahon will be identifying and inspecting yards and terminals across NSW. Next up is […] Read More »

New EBA boosts standards at El Zorro

New EBA boosts standards at El Zorro

Mar 11, 2011

El Zorro workers will be pleased to know that their agreement was approved by Fair Work Australia on Monday 7th March 2011. From the 14th of March over 100 workers across NSW and Victoria will now […] Read More »

Local Agreements

Local Agreements

Mar 10, 2011

Identifying if any Local Agreements have been made at Sub Division level both in RailCorp and/or Freight Operators has recently become an issue for the Division. It is also difficult for the Division to keep […] Read More »

Divisional Biennial Delegates Conference

Divisional Biennial Delegates Conference

Mar 10, 2011

This year we will hold our Biennial Delegates Conference. Planning is well underway for the Conference and Delegates will be advised over the next few months of the details and the requirements for attendance. This […] Read More »

PN Coal 9.5% aggregate allowance dispute: update

PN Coal 9.5% aggregate allowance dispute: update

Mar 10, 2011

The Division has been in dispute with PN Coal in regards to the payment of the 9.5% Aggregate Allowance as provided for in the EA. Last week and without any notice to the RTBU, PN […] Read More »

Agreement reached on representation for members

Agreement reached on representation for members

Mar 7, 2011

The Loco Division has successfully gained an agreement to have members of its Divisional Council trained and made available to represent members who need support at Coaching & Development meetings required with management. There have […] Read More »

CountryLink pay win

CountryLink pay win

Mar 7, 2011

The Loco Division has successfully negotiated for Grafton drivers to be paid what they deserve following several years of debate with CountryLink, IR & Payroll. Drivers working the NT 34/35 service have long been entitled […] Read More »

New stabling arrangements

New stabling arrangements

Mar 7, 2011

The RTBU is currently working with RailCorp to resolve issues that have arisen around the stabling of eight “S” sets and up to eight Waratah trains at Enfield Yard. The RTBU is pleased to see […] Read More »

Countrylink: Goulburn MOU upheld

Countrylink: Goulburn MOU upheld

Feb 24, 2011

During recent track work, the long standing agreement to man the SP35/32 Canberra service with two drivers (owing to the shift length) was breached under the guise of a “local agreement” enabling one driver only […] Read More »

Freight: new ARG wheat run

Freight: new ARG wheat run

Feb 24, 2011

In good news for jobs, operator ARG is finalising a new contract to run wheat from Temora to Inner Harbour and we have had initial discussions with the Company about negotiating an Agreement for their […] Read More »

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