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PN Updates

PN Bulk EA- update 26

This week the parties progressed negotiations on the operation of the proposed facilitation / consultation clause. We also discussed the RTBU’s claims regarding scope and labour hire. It was resolved that further work needed to […] Read More »

PN Bulk EA – Update 24

Further to Newsflash 23, we can now confirm, having conferred with PN to release your delegates, that we have set up some meetings for you to hear first-hand from your Delegates and Officials what has […] Read More »

PN Bulk EA – Update 23

Members are advised that, following 2 days of intense bargaining on 11 and 12 July 2022, yourNegotiating Delegate Team have finally started to see significant movement from Pacific Nationalon one of your core claims, binding […] Read More »

Pacific National Bulk Rail EA tour

Locomotive Division Organiser Kevin Pryor will be visiting the NSW Metropolitan, South Coast and Southwest regions to discuss all aspects of the Pacific National Bulk Rail Enterprise Agreementnegotiations. All members are encouraged to come along […] Read More »

Pacific National Bulk NSW EA Member Update-18

You may have seen correspondence from Pacific National regarding your protected industrial action (PIA), particularly about Pacific National deducting 30 minutes pay from members that stop work for a 30-minute break, where it is safe […] Read More »

PN Bulk EA- Update 15

Yesterday, we met via telephone conference before Deputy President Saunders of the Fair Work  Commission after Pacific National lodged their bargaining dispute.  Pacific National requested for the Deputy President to attend three lots of bargaining […] Read More »

PN Bulk EA Update 14

May 11, 2022

BALLOT FOR PROTECTED ACTION APPROVED Further to our last Newsflash, yesterday our application to conduct a ballot to take protected action was approved by the Fair Work Commission. Process from here–The ballot will be conducted […] Read More »


May 6, 2022

BALLOT FOR PROTECTED ACTION LODGED Further to our last Newsflash (Update 12) today we lodged an application for Protected Industrial Actionwith the Fair Work Commission. Pacific National may oppose the approval of the application, in […] Read More »


This week your Negotiating team met in Newcastle to progress negotiations. The agenda was to further work through  how both the Coal and Bulk Train crew sections of the EA could be merged.   After the […] Read More »

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 »