News from Northern Mining & NSW Energy District and around the Union.
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
Applications for the 2019 Mineworkers' Trust Scholarship awards are now open.
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The Workpac v Skene decision was an important win in the Federal Court, finding that casual mineworkers in regular and continuous employment could claim leave entitlements as their work arrangement
November 14 marks the anniversary of the 1996 Gretley disaster, when 4 mineworkers tragically lost their lives.
A sacked labour hire worker has returned to work at BHP’s Goonyella Riverside mine in a landmark win for casual labour hire mineworkers.