Western Australia's parliament has passed industrial manslaughter laws which will enforce a maximum penalty of 20 years' imprisonment for workplace deaths.
Casual coal miners should be wary about joining a class action being run by profit-driven litigation firm Adero after a Federal Court judge slammed a recent settlement for leaving workers with ‘did
BHP’s announcement today it will invest in more apprenticeships is a hollow promise, with existing training programs failing to provide Queenslanders with transferable skills and qualifications, th
September's Common Cause looks at our casuals campaign, the discrimination claim for BHP 'vulnerable' labour hire workers, win on automation jobs and much more.
Operations at the Cerrejón coal mine, owned by multinationals Glencore, BHP and Anglo American, came to a halt on 31 August when Sintarcarbón launched a strike, after rejecting a shift change that
Aboriginal and older labour hire mineworkers classified as vulnerable to COVID have been stranded without pay for months after BHP excluded them from the workplace but refused to pay their wages.
Senator Matt Canavan wrote to the Union saying he was confused about our concerns about casualisation in mining. Queensland District President Stephen Smyth set him straight with this response:
Queensland coal miners would not welcom