Union safety inspectors are on site at Carborough Downs mine after a tragic fatality occurred at the underground coal mine overnight.
BHP faces community backlash if the introduction of autonomous vehicles at its Goonyella Riverside coal mine leads to job losses, the Miners Union said today.
Social media is a popular way to reconnect with old school friends (yep, even the ones you lost touch with on purpose) and share pics of your dream holiday.
Secret BHP footage, ads target wage-cutting, coal industry myth-busting and more in the September Common Cause.
CFMEU 24th Annual Memorial Day Service, Cessnock
Sunday 8 September 2019
To stand here with you today, for my first time as Labor leader, is a sombre honour.
The Miners Union has today launched an ad campaign calling out BHP for dishonestly offering ‘BHP jobs’ to coal miners through shelf companies established for a dollar last year.
Our South Western District has farewelled Secretary Lee Webb who retired this month, with Andy Davey elected to replace him.
When the Oakdale mine closed in 1999, workers were left with millions of dollars in unpaid entitlements. A determined campaign, including a national strike, led to a $6.3 million payout.
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.