MEDIA RELEASE: A federal parliamentary committee has called for government action to stem rampant casualisation of full-time mining jobs in order to improve the industry’s social and economic retur
Mining companies' preference for employing workers through labour hire companies is hurting the regional communities that depend on jobs flowing from the mining sector.
In November 2010 an explosion at the Pike River Mine in New Zealand tragically killed 29 mineworkers.
Labor’s package of just transition measures for the coal-fired power generation industry would give affected workers and communities the support they need to successfully navigate inevitable struct
CFMEU members at Hitachi in the NSW Hunter Valley have brought their fight for coal mining industry conditions to the company’s head office in Sydney, with over 40 tradesmen setting up a picket out
Applications for the 2018 Mineworkers' Trust Scholarship awards are now open.
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New Hope’s latest substandard and divisive offer in enterprise agreement negotiations is a slap in the face for workers who have thrown their support behind the company’s expansion bid at the New A
The Workpac v Skene decision was an important win in the Federal Court, finding that casual mineworkers in regular and continuous employment could claim leave entitlements as their work arrangement
The Queensland Government’s announcement of a new Notifiable Dust Lung Disease Register to officially record cases of occupational dust disease is a welcome step in addressing a growing workplace h
Our thoughts are with our Victorian comrades this week with the devastating loss of Graeme Edwards, who was killed in a horrific explosion at Yallourn Power Station.