Mineworkers employed by WorkPac have voted down an enterprise agreement put by the company that would entrench continuing inequality between labour hire and permanent mineworkers.
Federal Government intervention on behalf of business to wind back the WorkPac v Skene Federal Court decision will give big mining companies the green light to keep exploiting casual workers in per
Glencore is keeping its Hail Creek workforce in the dark about how it will approach the substantial job cuts the company announced this week.
The employer community is putting on quite a show about a recent Federal Court decision that a casual labour hire coal miner employed full-time for years was not really a casual under the law and w
Independent monitoring of dust levels must be urgently introduced in Queensland to help manage the worsening mine dust disease crisis including black lung and silicosis, CFMEU Mining and Energy sai
Wollongong Coal is attempting to terminate an enterprise agreement covering mineworkers at its Russell Vale coal mine so it can restart production with a cheaper labour hire workforce instead of em
The length of time coal mineworkers can claim accident pay under the Black Coal Mining Industry Award has been slashed by one-third in the Fair Work Commission’s modern award review.
The CFMEU has written to politicians to set the record straight over employer misinformation about the WorkPac v Skene decision regarding the use of casuals in mining.
Rallies will be held across Australia in October and November. Look up where and when your local rally will be taking place, and make sure you join in to Change the Rules.
Mine dust victims are calling on Queensland coal companies to pay a levy on coal production to assist workers afflicted by mine dust diseases.