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Pacific National Bulk Coal

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

Negotiations for Replacement of the Pacific  National Bulk Rail NSW Enterprise Agreement  2018

Members would have seen Pacific National’s recent separate communications to both Coal and Bulk  employees on negotiations. While we can report that there were some basic commonalities expressed  between the parties on wanting simplicity and […] Read More »

PN Bulk EA Update

Since our previous newsletter in July, the state experienced a second round of Covid lockdowns throughout Sydney and regional NSW and unfortunately negotiations were stalled.  From the start, Pacific National stated they would prefer to […] Read More »

Pacific National – When Will They Listen?

Item 1 – Werris Creek Redundancy Issue  Pacific National Bulk Rail went through a redundancy process at the Werris Creek Depot mid last year. At the  time, Werris Creek Members and the RTBU Locomotive Division […] Read More »

PN Member Update: Rail Worker Medical – Function Testing

As Members are aware the RTBU have raised serious concerns around major changes regarding Category One, Two and Three medicals.  Members across the country (in all workgroups) have been alarmed at the new testing regime […] Read More »

PN Update – COVID

Once again RTBU Members continue to keep the country running delivering essential goods and services across the Nation. The Delta strain of the virus has caused mass chaos across all the States and Territories, and […] Read More »

PN Bulk EA: Bargaining Preparation and Log of Claims Update

Before Greater Sydney went into lockdown the Locomotive Division brought Delegates from PN Bulk and Coal together for an intensive two-day preparation for your upcoming Enterprise Agreement negotiations. The logistics of getting Delegates together from […] Read More »

PN Bulk EA 2022 – First Discussions

Members are advised that the RTBU Locomotive Division met with Pacific National Management last  Friday at their head office in North Sydney to discuss the upcoming bargaining process and the logistics  etc. Your Divisional Councilors, […] Read More »

PN Bulk EA 2022 – Survey Reminder and Next Steps

PN Bulk EA 2022 – Survey Reminder and Next Steps

As reported last week, the survey for you next EA is underway and will close Friday, 23 April. While we have had an enthusiastic response from members so far, we understand those on shiftwork do […] Read More »

Newsflash: PN Bulk & Coal Member Update

Compassionate Leave Recently the RTBU NSW Locomotive Division ran a dispute over  compassionate leave entitlements of the NSW Bulk Enterprise Agreement. One of our Coal Members  questioned why Pacific National deducted three days sick leave […] Read More »

Newsflash: PN Coal – Dispute Updates

Meal Allowance Dispute It is unfortunate that we have to report to members on a dispute regarding meal allowances that has originated from the Mudgee Depot. Some months back, without proper consultation, PN started rostering […] Read More »