Platts reported that 80 percent of the coal train drivers for Austrailia’s Pacific National have voted in favour of a strike.
As quoted in the market report:
The union is seeking a 9% pay rise in the first year of a new enterprise agreement for its members working for Pacific National’s coal haulage division in New South Wales, followed by two successive rises of 7% in each of the second and third years of the agreement.
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