News from Northern Mining & NSW Energy District and around the Union.
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.
Workers were blindsided by this morning’s announcement that Origin is seeking to close its Eraring power station at Lake Macquarie up to seven years earlier than previously planned, the Mining and
The Mining and Energy Union has called on AGL to urgently meet with workers and union representatives to discuss the impact of fast-tracked closures of Bayswater and Loy Yang A power stations annou