News from Tasmania and around the Union.
Statement from Queensland District President Stephen Smyth
Latest coal industry jobs data shows that coal jobs in NSW are at their highest level in five years, but growth isn’t delivering direct, permanent jobs.
The June 2019 Common Cause has been emailed to members.
Congratulations to Halle Brown and Aimee Williamson, who were among 20 successful applicants for this year’s round of Mineworkers Trust scholarships.
Our legal team has been in the Federal Court this week, defending our landmark win for casual mineworkers. Labour hire bosses and the Morrison Government are trying to overturn it.
Federal Government intervention in a court case to wind back casual rights will give big mining companies the green light to keep exploiting casual labour hire workers, the CFMEU said today.
Russell Robertson is a proud central Queensland coal miner and CFMEU member. Now he's running for federal parliament, fighting for a coal industry that delivers for workers.
Mine dust victims and supporters tried to meet with Queensland Member of Parliament Michelle Landry at her electorate office in Rockhampton but she would not come out to meet with them.
Wongawilli Colliery mineworkers have achieved victory against Wollongong Coal, after a nine month campaign that culminated in strike action before the company agreed to settle.