News from Northern Mining & NSW Energy District and around the Union.
Today we launched the new monthly Common Cause e-news bulletin, featuring some of our top stories and features:
CFMEU members at Hitachi who service equipment in Hunter Valley coal mines have won employment entitlements that reflect the real conditions of their work.
Labor’s plan to ensure new coal mining developments deliver permanent, secure jobs will put mine operators on notice that they can no longer get away with rampant casualisation across the industry,
Mine dust victims and supporters tried to meet with Queensland Member of Parliament Michelle Landry at her electorate office in Rockhampton but she would not come out to meet with them.
Wongawilli Colliery mineworkers have achieved victory against Wollongong Coal, after a nine month campaign that culminated in strike action before the company agreed to settle.
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.
CFMEU members at Hitachi in the NSW Hunter Valley have brought their fight for coal mining industry conditions to the company’s head office in Sydney, with over 40 tradesmen setting up a picket out