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Pacific National Bulk Coal

The RTBU NSW Locomotive Division represents employees of Pacific National Bulk Coal.

PN Coal – Lithgow Depot Stand Up to Stand Downs

PN Coal – Lithgow Depot Stand Up to Stand Downs

Further to yesterday’s Newsletter, today your RTBU Locomotive Division Organiser and Industrial Officer met with Pacific National Hierarchy to attempt to resolve the dispute regarding Pacific Nationals intention to stand employees down. Pacific National sought […] Read More »

PN Coal Lithgow Depot: STAND DOWNS ON HOLD

PN Coal Lithgow Depot: STAND DOWNS ON HOLD

This morning after preliminary discussions with Pacific National Coal NSW management, Pacific National has now agreed to hold off on Standing Down their Lithgow employees to allow the dispute settlement process to proceed. A meeting […] Read More »

PN Coal Lithgow Depot: JOB FAKER

PN Coal Lithgow Depot: JOB FAKER

As reported recently to Members, Pacific National Coal have issued their Lithgow employees a Stand Down Notice, standing them down without pay for up to three months from Thursday, due to their customer not providing […] Read More »

NSW Government failing on freight targets

NSW Government failing on freight targets

The NSW Government is sabotaging its own targets to shift freight transport from roads to rail with only 18% of containers sent to Port Botany currently transported by rail, far short of the government’s goal […] Read More »

Inaugural National PN HSR Conference A Huge Success!

The very first RTBU PN HSR Conference was held yesterday (Wednesday 20 May). There was great turnout with Representatives from Intermodal, Coal and Bulk Divisions across the Driver, Terminal Operator and Maintainer ranks. HSRs and […] Read More »

PN HSR meeting reminder

A reminder to all PN HSR’s that there will be a HSR Zoom Conference this week: Date: Wednesday 20th MayTime: 12.30pm AESTVenue: RTBU Zoom Room Please RSVP as soon as possible to Leanne Holmes (National […] Read More »

Calling all PN HSRs

As we know, HSR’S play a crucial role ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of people in the workplace. The role of an elected HSR is not only vital, it’s backed by Legislative powers. A […] Read More »


May  Day  is  usually  celebrated  on  May  1st.  It’s  a  day  when  workers  come  together  to celebrate solidarity and to commemorate those that have gone before them and fought hard against the bosses for fairness […] Read More »

PN Coal say no to counter flexibility offer

As we reported on Friday, Pacific National (PN) Coal took the weekend to consider your delegates counter proposals regarding potential flexibilities in case of a COVID-19 related emergency at a PN depot. Delegates and Officials […] Read More »

PN Bulk discussions commence re COVID-19 EA change request

After PN Bulk agreed they would not proceed to a vote to change your EA, meetings with NSW RTBU Locomotive Division Officials and Your Delegates commenced on Monday. During these discussions we demanded that any […] Read More »