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PN voluntary redundancies and company lies

Apr 6, 2016News

In what has come to a complete shock to the union and employees, Pacific National Intermodal has just announced it is calling for voluntary redundancies. A memo was sent to workers on Tuesday evening outlining […] Read More »

Pacific National – Operations Centre Bulletin

Apr 5, 2016News

The RTBU has been examining all scenarios to ensure members’ concerns about the establishment of the PN National Operations Centres are addressed and their conditions of employment are enforced. It would appear from our legal […] Read More »

PN trying to keep NSW Loco in dark over VIC EA talks

Apr 1, 2016News

Pacific National R&B recently sent out a notice to indicate that it is ready to start negotiations for a new PN Vic enterprise agreement – but it seems the company is determined to keep the […] Read More »

PN Coal – Slight Reprieve

Apr 1, 2016Uncategorized

In significant news for Pacific National Coal members, management this week advised they will not proceed with any forced retrenchments. The decision comes after stronger than expected volumes for the last couple months and forecasts […] Read More »

PN Enterprise Agreement negotiations to start soon

Apr 1, 2016Uncategorized

The enterprise agreement silly session is about to kick off (although some would say it just continuing) with arrangements being made for preliminary Pacific National Enterprise Agreement discussions to commence. While Pacific National Coal, Bulk […] Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

Mar 18, 2016Secretary's run-down
Bob Hayden, Divisional Secretary

Could we be finally be nearing the end of the Asciano sale back and forth? The latest news is that Qube and Brookfield have agreed to divvy-up the assets, meaning the end of the saga […] Read More »

PN Coal members left wondering

Feb 25, 2016News

Confusion appears to be reining over at Pacific National Coal. There have been multiple changed meeting dates and the company has continually failed to deliver on promised communications. And on top of that, the union […] Read More »

Qube and Brookfield teaming up?

Feb 23, 2016News

The Asciano/QUBE/Brookfield love triangle is continuing. After last week announcing that they were going with the Qube Consortium’s bid, the Asciano Board has this week indicated that Qube and Brookfield have now decided to team […] Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

Feb 19, 2016Secretary's run-down
Bob Hayden, Divisional Secretary

There’s never a dull moment in the Loco Division. The Sydney Trains reform process is still a major process, with delegates meeting regularly to discuss the process and the best ways forward. A tour to […] Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

Bob Hayden, Divisional Secretary

Pacific National’s move to cut jobs from Port Waratah has been keeping the Loco Division team busy recently. The union has been attempting to discuss the redundancy process with the company in the hope of […] Read More »