What would a labour hire boss say if a casual mineworker asked for a permanent job? A) No B) Don’t come back tomorrow C) Nothing, too busy laughing.
Labor’s plan to ensure new coal mining developments deliver permanent, secure jobs will put mine operators on notice that they can no longer get away with rampant casualisation across the industry,
In a shameful milestone, over 100 Queenslanders have now been diagnosed with mine dust lung diseases such as black lung and silicosis – but their fight for justice is delivering results.
The casualised workforce at Wongawilli had a massive win when they joined the union and took the boss on collectively.
Australia’s top three coal producers, Glencore, BHP and Yancoal, recorded hefty profits last year from coking and thermal coal.
Our Union will play a leading role in holding multinational companies to account for accurate reporting on sustainability and workers’ rights, with the appointment of CFMEU Mining and Energy’s Nati
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Steering the workforce through rail automation
Victims of coal mine dust diseases and their supporters rallied outside BHP's plush Melbourne headquarters in an attempt to meet with the CEO of BHP and other senior executives.
The CFMEU has written to Port Kembla Coal Terminal directors asking them to provide detail on plans to casualise the permanent workforce.
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