News from Northern Mining & NSW Energy District and around the Union.
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.
Spotlight on safety following shocking recent mineworker deaths - Queensland safety reset; July's disastrous history; welcome to our new Vice Presidents and farewell to Tiny, and much more in July'
The union representing coal miners has issued an urgent call on mining companies to redouble their checks on windrows at open cut mines after a spate of safety incidents, including a fatal accident
Statement from Queensland District President Stephen Smyth
Australia’s biggest coal companies have joined forces to slash mineworkers’ accident pay by a third.
The NSW Government’s approval today of mining leases to allow the Wallarah 2 Coal Project to proceed is a common sense decision that will boost regional jobs and business opportunities.
Latest coal industry jobs data shows that coal jobs in NSW are at their highest level in five years, but growth isn’t delivering direct, permanent jobs.