CFMEU members at specialist contractor Wilson Mining will receive backpay for public holidays that fell on rostered days off in a decision that confirms that mineworkers can be eligible for public holiday loading even if they are not at work.
The retirement of two units at Muja coal-fired power station will not have any immediate flow-on impact on Collie coal mining jobs but there is no time to waste in developing a jobs plan for the region’s future, the Miners Union said today.
If you want confirmation that our politics on energy and climate is truly cooked, look no further than the febrile reaction to BHP's announcement that it intends to work with customers along its supply chain to reduce carbon emissions.
Declining job security in coal mining has been identified as a major mine safety risk factor in a new survey of over 1,000 Queensland coal miners, as the state’s mine safety reset enters its second week.
The CFMEU Mining & Energy Division is urging contract coal miners in the Illawarra region not to sign any employment agreements with PIMS Group, after the project manager backflipped on a deal to ensure decent wages and conditions at Appin Colliery.