by Paddy Gorman, Editor Common Cause
Our journal Common Cause was first published in 1920. This edition, the last to be published, caps off a wonderful 97 years of publication.
On 1 September 1923 a fire and explosions at Bellbird Colliery in the Hunter Valley caused the deaths of 21 underground coal miners.
The CFMEU Mining and Energy Division has welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s announcement that it will ban 100% compulsory fly in fly out (FIFO) workers on major mining and resource projects in Qu
The livelihoods of 190 workers are hanging in the balance after multinational mining giant Glencore took the extraordinary step today of locking out its permanent workforce at the Oaky North mine f
The CFMEU today said it would launch a fresh campaign to change the rules on redundancy pay after the Fair Work Commission’s decision to cap redundancy pay at 15-years of service in the mining sect
Hunter Valley coal mineworkers from seven Glencore operations are set to return to work tomorrow following a four day protected action stoppage over Glencore’s persistent refusal to negotiate a fai
Multinational mining giant Glencore has posted a massive half yearly profit as it locks out 190 miners in Oaky North, Queensland, for a further 11 days.
With great sadness we have to report the death of Dennis "Sharkey" Jones, who was a leading figure in our Western Australian District.
The IndustriALL Global Union mission to Indonesia in solidarity with workers fired for striking at PT Freeport and PT Smelting, has revealed a human rights crisis, with workers losing access to foo