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NEWSPacific National Archives - Page 4 of 9 - Loco Express

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 »

PN redundancy – members condemn company; company response

Feb 5, 2016News

The RTBU recently wrote to Pacific National to raise some suggestions about the handling of the company’s current wave of redundancies.  The RTBU has some serious concerns about the company’s processes to date, including the […] Read More »

More redundancies at PN

Jan 29, 2016News

After Pacific National’s recent announcement that it is cutting 46 driver roles at Port Waratah, the company this week announced a further 10 jobs are to go. The additional 10 jobs are driver trainer roles […] Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

Jan 22, 2016Secretary's run-down
Bob Hayden, Divisional Secretary

It’s been a tough start to 2016 for many Loco Division members. Pacific National has recently moved to axe 46 Port Waratah train crew jobs. The cuts will involve both voluntary and forced redundancies and […] Read More »

PN cab fumes under investigation

Jan 20, 2016News

Locomotive fumes, sanding particles and other materials are still finding their way into Pacific National cabs. The problem is being caused by poor sealing around windows and doors and is especially bad on the 92 […] Read More »

Voluntary redundancies at PN’s Hunter depot

Jan 20, 2016News

As many of you would already know, Pacific National is seeking 46 voluntary redundancies at its Hunter Valley depot in NSW. The Loco Division is keeping a close eye on this process to ensure that […] Read More »

PN insists on forcing people to work out of depot after 8 hours

Dec 4, 2015News

After two years of discontent over Pacific National trying to force people to work out of their depot after eight hours, the Loco Division thought the matter had been sorted when Pacific National put out […] Read More »

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