The CFMEU today said it would launch a fresh campaign to change the rules on redundancy pay after the Fair Work Commission’s decision to cap redundancy pay at 15-years of service in the mining sect
Hunter Valley coal mineworkers from seven Glencore operations are set to return to work tomorrow following a four day protected action stoppage over Glencore’s persistent refusal to negotiate a fai
Multinational mining giant Glencore has posted a massive half yearly profit as it locks out 190 miners in Oaky North, Queensland, for a further 11 days.
With great sadness we have to report the death of Dennis "Sharkey" Jones, who was a leading figure in our Western Australian District.
The IndustriALL Global Union mission to Indonesia in solidarity with workers fired for striking at PT Freeport and PT Smelting, has revealed a human rights crisis, with workers losing access to foo
On 7 August 1994 at about 11.30pm a massive explosion at Moura No. 2 mine took the lives of 11 mineworkers.
In a move that combines the best of the Illawarra’s sporting and historical traditions, the Russell Vale Golf Club has dedicated each of its 18-holes on the course to honouring a local coal mine in
On 31 July 1972, a fire followed by an explosion at Box Flat in the Ipswich area of Queensland killed 17 mineworkers and severely injured three others.
31 July is the anniversary of Australia's worst industrial disaster, in 1902, when 96 miners lost their lives in an explosion at Mt Kembla Colliery in NSW.
Locked out mineworkers at Oaky North have received a letter of support from their comrades at United Mine Workers of America.