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PN drivers win appeal

Feb 16, 2017News

After a long hard fight the seven locomotive drivers represented by the RTBU NSW Locomotive Division have won an appeal against Pacific National (PN) after being made forcibly redundant in July 2015. Read the Newsflash […] Read More »

Unconscionable: 12 more redundancies at PN Coal

Jan 18, 2017News

Pacific National management last week returned from their summer vacation with what would seem to be an increased vigor to continue attacking their workforce. They called aside 12 hardworking Port Waratah employees who were told […] Read More »

New shoes while you get the boot!

Nov 21, 2016News

Amidst all the angst and hurt Pacific National are dishing out to employees through redundancy announcements, we recently found out PN’s HR team have been busy boasting to the corporate world of its “hot innovation […] Read More »

PN Service Delivery Transformation = Termination

Nov 3, 2016National News

Instead of consulting with you and your union, Pacific National consulted with their bean-counters and delivered a decision to terminate over 120 of its permanent workers. PN wants to replace these employees with casuals or with […] Read More »

Hunter and Illawarra jobs go as Pacific National cuts 121 freight rail positions

Oct 28, 2016News

Pacific National has announced big job cuts which will hit the Hunter Valley and the Illawarra hard. There are 121 jobs on the line in total, with 32 drivers to go from Port Waratah, eight from Greta, […] Read More »

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 »

PN Coal – Slight Reprieve

Apr 1, 2016Update

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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