CFMEU 24th Annual Memorial Day Service, Cessnock
Sunday 8 September 2019
To stand here with you today, for my first time as Labor leader, is a sombre honour.
BHP has set up a shelf company, Operations Services, to employ a cut price workforce at BHP mines.
The Miners Union has today launched an ad campaign calling out BHP for dishonestly offering ‘BHP jobs’ to coal miners through shelf companies established for a dollar last year.
Mineworkers at Boggabri Coal Mine have walked off the job for a second day in a row in their bid to restore fair pay and conditions at the open cut mine in NSW’s Gunnedah Basin.
Open cut mines in Central Queensland must do more to control dust in dry weather conditions, the Miners Union said today.
Our South Western District has farewelled Secretary Lee Webb who retired this month, with Andy Davey elected to replace him.
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