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Auckland Rail Workers Shelve Pre-Christmas Strike Plans

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 12:43 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) members working for French owned multinational Transdev have postponed potential pre-Christmas industrial action on Auckland’s passenger rail network after a membership meeting held today. More >>

Port Workers’ Union Condemns Boss’s “Excessive” Pay

Monday, 11 December 2017, 4:22 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Port Workers’ Union Condemns Boss’s “Excessive” Pay The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) says Lyttelton Port CEO Peter Davie’s $955,000 pay packet cannot be justified and is symptomatic of a broken wage-setting system in New Zealand. ... More >>

Aucklanders show their support for rail workers

Friday, 8 December 2017, 4:05 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Auckland rail workers have received a huge outpouring of support from Auckland commuters after they took strike action today over safe staffing levels on the rail network. More >>

Auckland rail workers to strike over safety concerns

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 3:53 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Auckland rail workers will go on strike this Friday after their employer, French owned multi-national Transdev, refused to back down on its proposal to introduce driver-only operation on the city’s passenger trains. More >>

Wellington rail strike off as workers win together

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 5:31 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

After last minute mediation the employer has agreed to withdraw its claim against penalty rates for weekend work. The strike notice has been withdrawn. More >>

Wellington rail strike to go ahead

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 3:54 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Mediation between Wellington rail workers and their employers has failed today, after Transdev and Hyundai Rotem refused to protect penalty rates for weekend work. More >>

Rail Workers Vote for Strike Action on Auckland Trains

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 12:34 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) who work for the French multi-national company Transdev the operator of passenger trains in Auckland on behalf of Auckland Transport, have overwhelmingly voted for strike action as part of their resistance ... More >>

Union Condemns ‘Amateurish’ Approach to Public Safety

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 9:10 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU), which represents Locomotive Engineers and on-board crews on Auckland’s passenger trains, today slammed Auckland Transport for its ill-conceived staffing plans for Auckland’s rail network. More >>

Rail Union to Ballot on Industrial Action Over Safety

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 3:13 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU), which represents Locomotive Engineers and on board crews on Auckland’s passenger rail network is to ballot members on industrial action after talks with French owned multi-national Transdev broke down ... More >>

Auckland Transport Misleading the Public Over Rail Safety

Sunday, 5 November 2017, 1:01 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Auckland Transport Misleading the Public Over Rail Safety The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) says the deployment of “Transport Officers” on Auckland’s trains, buses and ferries from tomorrow will not be a boost to safety and Auckland Transport ... More >>

Train services disrupted as rail workers take action

Monday, 2 October 2017, 3:11 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Train services in the Wellington region are set to be disrupted as rail workers at Transdev, the French multinational, and Hyundai Rotem Company prepare for a two-hour strike on Wednesday. More >>

Rail Union Launches Safe Trains Campaign With Demonstration

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 12:59 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

More than a hundred members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) held a demonstration at Auckland’s Britomart station today to launch a campaign to keep the city’s passenger trains safe. More >>

Union Welcomes Investigation into Graffiti Attack on Train

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 5:18 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) welcomes yesterdays announcement by the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TIAC) of the opening of an enquiry into the attack on an Auckland passenger train by a graffiti gang at the weekend. More >>

Rail union slams Auckland rail's “profit before people"

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 7:53 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

RAIL AND MARITIME TRANSPORT UNION MEDIA RELEASE Rail union slams Auckland rail operator's “profit before people” attitude The union representing Auckland train crews is slamming the company running Auckland commuter trains, the French-owned Transdev, ... More >>

Medical Emergency on Train Shows Staff Critical for Safety

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 12:01 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

10 August 2017 - Yesterday’s emergency on a train approaching Auckland’s Britomart station shows the importance of on-board staff for the safety of the travelling public, said the union representing train crews. More >>

Rail and maritime workers mark Workers Memorial Day tomorrow

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 3:29 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) is marking Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28 at events across the country, including unveiling a new memorial in Kawerau dedicated to workers who never made it home. More >>

Rail workers call out Transport Minister’s hypocrisy

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 10:40 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The union representing working people in New Zealand’s railways says Transport Minister Simon Bridges is acting like a hypocrite for touting the benefits of electric cars while allowing KiwiRail to ditch electric locomotives . More >>

Dunedin Railway Workers Issue Notice of Strike Action

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 11:59 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) have today issued notice of strike action at Dunedin Railways, formerly known as Taieri Gorge Railway. More >>

Fate of electric locomotives announcement expected on Monday

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 10:13 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The union representing working people at KiwiRail is urging the state-owned enterprise to reject “dirty diesel” and re-invest in its electric locomotive fleet on the North Island Main Trunk line. More >>

Auckland railway operator fails safety test – union

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 9:40 am | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The rail workers union is calling on Transdev, the company that runs train services on Auckland’s metro lines, to put safety first after a fatal shooting at Papakura Station last week. More >>

 

 

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