It is relevant that, in the current complaints, a worker claims that a return to the modern distinction would be in the public interest (whereas in subsequent cases the employer stated that there was a case of removal of restrictive conditions in the corresponding company agreement). Mr. Aurizon considered that, in the absence of the willingness of the trade unions to agree on the elimination of the restrictive provisions contained in expired company agreements, there was no reasonable prospect of reaching an agreement with either union or its members on replacement company agreements. Aurizon was officially known as QR National before being privatized in 2010. Aurizon has filed a request with the FWC to terminate 12 company agreements (EAs) after negotiations stalled. . . .