News from Northern Mining & NSW Energy District and around the Union.
In the July 2022 issue of Common Cause:
Analysis of five coal mining electorates has found a stunning $989 million has been lost from local economic activity due to aggressive wage cutting-strategies by mining companies.
Assertions made by the Minerals Council of Australia this week about rates of permanent mining jobs are misleading and cover up the rampant use of insecure labour hire across the industry, the Mini
Australia’s biggest thermal coal producer – Glencore - made loads of money in 2021 on the back of high coal prices in particular, and is forecasting another great year in 2022.
Russell's message about job security and fairness
In the latest Common Cause: Power workers blindsided, BHP's coal bonanza, failure to prosecute over Grosvenor blast and more.