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PN NSW Bulk Rail EA – Pay and Protected Action

Nov 10, 2017News PN Updates

Members from around the state are reporting that Pacific National has deducted payments for participating in the two 48 hour stoppages that are higher than the hours they were rostered to work or would have […] Read More »

ACTU calls for ‘living wage’ on anniversary of Harvester decision

Nov 2, 2017News

The ACTU is calling for the minimum wage to be raised to the level of a living wage, on which a low-paid worker could support themselves and their family. ACTU Secretary, Sally McManus will tonight […] Read More »

PN support from Taiwan

Oct 24, 2017News PN Updates

The Taiwan Railway Labor Union has sent a message of solidarity to Pacific National members currently engaged in an in a dispute with the company. The letter outlines the union’s support for the striking workers. […] Read More »

Newcastle Herald: Rail drivers keep fighting

Oct 24, 2017News

The Newcastle Herald, Ian Kirkwood WITH a regular backdrop of supportive motorists’ horns, more than 100 striking Pacific National freight train drivers vowed on Monday to keep up industrial action in pursuit of a new […] Read More »

United: PN members take part in 48 hour stoppage

Oct 22, 2017News PN Updates

Pacific National Coal and Bulk members have taken part in peaceful assemblies across the state today as part of a 48 hour stoppage. The stoppage has come about as a result of the company’s refusal […] Read More »

Messages of solidarity flow in from overseas

Oct 21, 2017News

Messages of solidarity from all across the world are flowing in for Pacific National members currently taking action to secure a fair enterprise agreement. The latest messages have come from the Japan Confederation of Railway […] Read More »

Support for PN workers from UK comrades

Oct 21, 2017News

The union for train drivers in the UK – ASLEF – has written to the Loco Division to express its solidarity with Pacific National workers during the current action against the company. Mick Whelan, General […] Read More »

PN NSW BULK, Protected Action Update: get ready for more action

Oct 20, 2017News PN Updates

After messages from members around the state and following discussions with your Delegates and Organisers, your RTBU team has just advised Pacific National management that a second 48 hour stoppage will begin at 12pm on […] Read More »

Combined Rail Unions: Time to get real about a fair agreement

Oct 19, 2017News

The Combined Rail Union delegates and representatives met with management on the 17th October to tell them to stop the games and get real on a good Agreement.   NEXT STEPS Union delegates and representatives […] Read More »

PN NSW Bulk EA: members advised to stop the overtime ban

Oct 18, 2017News

Pacific National Pull a Stunt! After months of negotiation and hard work by your delegates and Union, and after you collectively showed your thoughts on what the company is trying to force upon you, the […] Read More »

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