Today’s anniversary of the 1979 Appin mine disaster is a reminder about the risks taken by underground mineworkers and the importance of putting safety first, the Miners’ Union said today.
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
South32 management called off a meeting with the Miners’ Union scheduled for today to address the company’s job and pay cuts for hundreds of labour hire workers at Appin coal mine.
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South 32 has been cynically exploiting the COVID-19 crisis to drive down local contract mining wages and safety conditions according to the CFMEU Mining & Energy Division.
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Congratulations to this year’s crop of successful Mineworkers Trust Scholarship recipients. Twenty students across the country have been awarded the $6250 scholarship to support their studies.
The Illawarra is mourning the loss of Fred Love, who passed away on April 19, aged 73.