BHP’s announcement its new in-house labour hire company Operations Services will move into Mt Arthur Coal mine is a blow to local Hunter mineworkers, who deserve direct employment at the mine on in
CFMEU Mining and Energy members have continued a long tradition of generous community giving this year. Here are just a few of the great causes our members have supported in 2018:
Use (or misuse) of casual labour hire is out of control across coal mining.
MEDIA RELEASE: Industrial Relations Minister Kelly O’Dwyer’s move to prevent ‘double-dipping’ by casual employees misses the point of a landmark federal court ruling finding that employers were unl
Tradesmen at Hitachi in the NSW Hunter Valley have voted down a substandard agreement proposed by the company as they stand firm in their fight to be recognised as mineworkers.
BHP’s announcement it will directly employ 350 workers in two of its Bowen Basin coal mines shows that it sees the writing on the wall
We are aware that WorkPac employees are being treated to regular correspondence from the boss of the company, Phil Smart.
MEDIA RELEASE: A federal parliamentary committee has called for government action to stem rampant casualisation of full-time mining jobs in order to improve the industry’s social and economic retur
Mining companies' preference for employing workers through labour hire companies is hurting the regional communities that depend on jobs flowing from the mining sector.
In November 2010 an explosion at the Pike River Mine in New Zealand tragically killed 29 mineworkers.