When the Oakdale mine closed in 1999, workers were left with millions of dollars in unpaid entitlements. A determined campaign, including a national strike, led to a $6.3 million payout.
The CFMEU has filed a landmark class action to win back millions of dollars in unpaid entitlements for coal miners misclassified as casuals by labour hire firm WorkPac.
WorkPac class action seeks millions for casuals; BHP profit result; Oakdale victory 20 years on and more news from CFMEU Mining & Energy.
CFMEU members at specialist contractor Wilson Mining will receive backpay for public holidays that fell on rostered days off in a decision that confirms that mineworkers can be eligible for public
The retirement of two units at Muja coal-fired power station will not have any immediate flow-on impact on Collie coal mining jobs but there is no time to waste in developing a jobs plan for the re
If you want confirmation that our politics on energy and climate is truly cooked, look no further than the febrile reaction to BHP's announcement that it intends to work with customers along its su
Declining job security in coal mining has been identified as a major mine safety risk factor in a new survey of over 1,000 Queensland coal miners, as the state’s mine safety reset enters its second
Spotlight on safety following shocking recent mineworker deaths - Queensland safety reset; July's disastrous history; welcome to our new Vice Presidents and farewell to Tiny, and much more in July'
On 16 July 1986 an explosion deep underground took the lives of 12 coal miners.
Mining and quarry industry representatives, the Queensland Government and trade unions have today reached a landmark agreement committing to a safety reset in the Queensland resources sector.