News from Northern Mining & NSW Energy District and around the Union.
Our Central Council has today made some important decisions regarding the future direction of our Division within the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU).
A proposed $32 billion investment in renewable energy contains no plans to support coal power workers or
BHP duds OS workers at Mt Arthur, Latrobe Valley's new coal-to-hydrogen plant, China's import ban and more. Latest news for mining and energy workers in October's Common Cause.
The District Office will be employing an Administration Trainee commencing in December 2020 for completion by December 2021.
The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:
Aboriginal and older labour hire mineworkers classified as vulnerable to COVID have been stranded without pay for months after BHP excluded them from the workplace but refused to pay their wages.
Senator Matt Canavan wrote to the Union saying he was confused about our concerns about casualisation in mining. Queensland District President Stephen Smyth set him straight with this response:
Our former General Secretary Andrew Vickers looks back at the historical mine tragedies that have made July such a sad month for coal mining communities.
Read all about it in July's Common Cause: South32's risky tactics to drive down contractor pay, driverless trucks spark job fears, lessons learnt from July's deadly mining history, all the latest f
BHP’s sneaky attempt to avoid negotiating with its large new Operations Services in-house labour hire workforce has come unstuck with the Fair Work Commission reaffirming that two Enterprise Agreem
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