The mining union has slammed South 32 for killing local business, Southern Colliery Maintenance (SCM), due to its current campaign to eliminate all decent employers from its Illawarra sites.
More workers have been told they’ll be forced on to lower pay and conditions on or lose their jobs at South32’s Appin mine as the Miners Union launches a new campaign to protect rights for casual m
Thanks to a big union win in the Federal Court, casual coal miners on regular full-time hours are now entitled to benefits like paid leave.
The Miners Union today launches a nationwide campaign urging
In the August 2020 issue of Common Cause: fight for jobs at New Acland, support for life-saving rescue chopper, Ops Services workers speak out on conditions, and more.
CFMEU Mining and Energy General President Tony Maher has written to BHP CEO Mike Henry, calling on the company to end the unfair pay differential between Operations Services and direct BHP employee
Today’s anniversary of the 1979 Appin mine disaster is a reminder about the risks taken by underground mineworkers and the importance of putting safety first, the Miners’ Union said today.
Our former General Secretary Andrew Vickers looks back at the historical mine tragedies that have made July such a sad month for coal mining communities.
Read all about it in July's Common Cause: South32's risky tactics to drive down contractor pay, driverless trucks spark job fears, lessons learnt from July's deadly mining history, all the latest f
BHP’s sneaky attempt to avoid negotiating with its large new Operations Services in-house labour hire workforce has come unstuck with the Fair Work Commission reaffirming that two Enterprise Agreem