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NEWSPacific National Archives - Page 5 of 9 - Loco Express

Secretary’s wrap

Oct 16, 2015Secretary's run-down
Bob Hayden, Divisional Secretary

Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete our recent Sydney Trains reform survey. We had over 350 responses – 69 per cent of which were from drivers. It’s clear from they survey […] Read More »

ACCC raises questions about Asciano takeover

Oct 16, 2015News

The ACCC has thrown a spanner in the works of Brookfield’s plans to takeover Asciano. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has said that it has serious concerns about the access regimes relating to the […] Read More »

Pacific National delusional on casuals

Oct 16, 2015News

Pacific National is insistent that its move to introduce a casual workforce is not a problem for current workers. The company has also refused to admit it is in dispute with the union. Even despite […] Read More »

PN’s move to hire casuals

Oct 13, 2015News

Pacific National has started a process of employing a casual workforce in the Newcastle and Gunnedah Basin region, without any consultation with the union. The company sent a communication out to members in the region […] Read More »

No emergency plan for Boggabri and Maules Creek bridge

Sep 23, 2015Uncategorized

The Loco Division has been forced to act after Pacific National failed to provide emergency and safety information about its Boggabri and Maules Creek viaduct despite months of requests. Pacific National members have been requesting […] Read More »

What does Pacific National have to hide?

Jul 9, 2015News

As many of our Pacific National members would know, we have serious concerns about the labour rationalisation process at Cootamundra, Parkes and IBT depots. Read More »

PN redundancy process lacks transparency

Jun 26, 2015Uncategorized

Pacific National has continued to make members redundant involuntarily, forcing the RTBU to lodge a formal dispute with the company. Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Job loss at Pacific National

May 29, 2015News

Pacific National has just announced that it is about to cut 44 jobs from across the Bulk and Coal areas of the business.  Read More »

Storm update

May 4, 2015News

The recent storms across NSW have caused widespread pain across parts of the state. We’ve seen a devastating loss of life and thousands of homes damaged. Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

The recent bad weather has been devastating for many communities across NSW and it’s also been disastrous for our railways.  The North Coast rail line is still not operational and is not expected to be […] Read More »