The Mining and Energy Union has today lodged a new application with the Fair Work Commission for a ballot of members to withdraw from the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union and
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.
2021 was another big year. Check out our top stories of wins, highlights and challenges in our Common Cause Year in Review magazine.
It is with heavy hearts that we mark the passing of Miners Federation legend Fred Moore. Fred Moore passed away peacefully at home with family by his side. He was 99 years old.