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Latest on the rail impacts of the NSW weather disaster

Apr 30, 2015News

The Hunter Valley line is now fully operational, with the first trains running Thursday morning. Read More »

Update on storm damaged tracks

Apr 27, 2015News

Following discussions with ARTC today, the RTBU NSW Secretary can confirm that the Hunter Valley line is due to be fully operational by Wednesday night, with the first train set to run on Thursday morning. Read More »

Network closure and stand downs

Apr 24, 2015News

Your Union has been in urgent discussions with Pacific National in regard to the state of the rail network following this week’s storms in NSW. Read More »

RTBU takes it to Asciano over legal representation. And wins.

Apr 22, 2015News

The Fair Work Commission has sided with the RTBU, ruling that Asciano has sufficient internal legal and HR resources to be able to represent in the Industrial Relations tribunal. Read More »

Asciano wants FWC to play a greater role in negotiations

Apr 17, 2015News

Asciano is calling for the Fair Work Commission to play a greater role in “agreement facilitation”. Read More »

PN stands down workers

Mar 6, 2015News

Pacific National is attempting to stand down coal and bulk employees without pay while pre-planned track work is undertaken. Read More »

The myriad of PN issues and dispute – get the low down

Nov 21, 2014News

On the surface, Pacific National may look as though it is ‘one PN’. But dig a little and the image becomes a little murky – particularly when it comes to enterprise agreements. Read More »

PN outsourced EBA

Sep 18, 2014News

The RTBU has had its application for a protected industrial action ballot approved by the Fair Work Commission, following Pacific National’s refusal to negotiate a fair agreement for workers covered by the Intermodal Division Port […] Read More »

Pacific National – the latest

Jul 11, 2014Uncategorized

The RTBU met with Pacific National recently to discuss the company’s business integration program, and to clarify reports about more job loss. Read More »

RTBU seeks urgent clarification over Pacific National job losses

Jun 20, 2014National Union News

The RTBU is extremely concerned about reports that Pacific National’s parent company Asciano plans to reduce its total workforce by 500 positions.  Read More »