BHP has told 80 workers at its Mt Arthur coal mine at Muswellbrook they will lose their jobs if they don’t accept a transfer to central Queensland or remote South Australia at the beginning of Nove
Today, we have had a disappointing setback in our efforts to give members a say over our future in the CFMMEU.
The Australian Workers' Union and Mining & Energy Union are jointly calling on all Australian governments to get behind the Energy Security Board recommendations for Australia's explosion in lo
A high rate of vaccination is critical for Australia’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the latest issue of Common Cause: How new laws killed our class action for casual miners: Class action update, where we stand on COVID vaccines, why workers sent a loud message to BHP and latest
The Mining and Energy Union has today dropped a class action seeking to recover an estimated $16 million in entitlements for about 900 current and former casual miners employed by labour hire compa
The Victorian District of our Union is offering a new position for an Industrial Officer/Organiser based in their Morwell office in the Latrobe Valley.
Key responsibilities are:
A labour hire deal covering train drivers at Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill iron ore mine in the Pilbara has been quashed by the Fair Work Commission after being successfully challenged by the Miners’ Un
In the latest issue of Common Cause: Yallourn entitlements win, BHP pushes rollover to a vote, forecasts for coal production, deadly July, super update and more.
The Coal Industry Long Service Leave scheme is one of the most comprehensive schemes for blue collar workers in the world.