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NIF Update

Feb 17, 2020

The RTBU attended Fair Work Commission today in an attempt to resolve NIF related issues regarding consultation and NSW Trains attempt to change classifications and wages for NIF crew without consultation. The ongoing matter of […] Read More »

Love Your Bus Route this Valentine’s Day!

Feb 14, 2020

It’s Valentine’s Day – and this year no-one needs your love more than your local bus route. Today we’re spreading the bus love to protect our routes from privatisation. The NSW Government is selling off […] Read More »

RMTU NZ Activist Newsletter – latest issue

Feb 12, 2020

Our international partners, the Rail & Maritime Transport Union in New Zealand, have released their latest member newsletter. We encourage members to read it and see how our international union mates are doing. Together we […] Read More »

Sydney Metro: tunnels flooded and unreliable

Feb 12, 2020

The recent wave of bad weather in Sydney has left the Metro in turmoil. Photos of the tunnel between North Ryde and Chatswood reveal that flood water is currently sitting at the height of the […] Read More »

Stop union busting and email a senator

Feb 12, 2020

The unions proved their strength to everyone last year when they convinced the majority of the Senate crossbench to vote against the Ensuring Integrity bill. We made sure that the politicians and public knew that […] Read More »

Attorney-General decides to weigh in on casual employee sick leave

Feb 11, 2020

Attorney-General Christian Porter has said that he’ll look at legislating if recent court decisions don’t reflect the Government’s view that casual and shift workers don’t deserve extra sick leave. He appealed a court decision last […] Read More »

Operational train staff face double standards

Feb 10, 2020

Due to terrible weather conditions and to “reduce the impact on the network”, non operational staff are being asked to work from home today. Meanwhile, most operational staff such as drivers and guards have been […] Read More »

Secretary’s Message

February 7, 2020 Dear members, The National Locomotive Division, Safety and Surveillance campaign continues and we encourage all members who have not yet checked it out and participated to click here as your view is important to […] Read More »

Fatality procedure lacking

Feb 7, 2020

Fatalities are something which are becoming more common place in our working lives with the resultant traumatic impacts on members and their families. The Loco Division has led the way in ensuring members (and their […] Read More »