News from Queensland and around the Union.
BHP’s announcement today it will invest in more apprenticeships is a hollow promise, with existing training programs failing to provide Queenslanders with transferable skills and qualifications, th
Senator Matt Canavan wrote to the Union saying he was confused about our concerns about casualisation in mining. Queensland District President Stephen Smyth set him straight with this response:
CFMEU Mining and Energy General President Tony Maher has written to BHP CEO Mike Henry, calling on the company to end the unfair pay differential between Operations Services and direct BHP employee
The Australian Workers’ Union and the CFMEU Mining & Energy Division call on the Queensland Government to urgently approve Stage 3 of the New Acland Mine, which will save 150 existing full-time
Our former General Secretary Andrew Vickers looks back at the historical mine tragedies that have made July such a sad month for coal mining communities.
Read all about it in July's Common Cause: South32's risky tactics to drive down contractor pay, driverless trucks spark job fears, lessons learnt from July's deadly mining history, all the latest f
BHP’s sneaky attempt to avoid negotiating with its large new Operations Services in-house labour hire workforce has come unstuck with the Fair Work Commission reaffirming that two Enterprise Agreem
The CFMEU Mining & Energy Division has today welcomed the strengthening of Queensland's mine safety laws, while noting more can and should be done to keep mine workers safe on site.
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Here's an update for members on the BHP Operations Services Enterprise Agreements. PRINTABLE VERSION