Federal Government intervention in a court case to wind back casual rights will give big mining companies the green light to keep exploiting casual labour hire workers, the CFMEU said today.
Russell Robertson is a proud central Queensland coal miner and CFMEU member. Now he's running for federal parliament, fighting for a coal industry that delivers for workers.
Workers at Port Kembla Coal Terminal have retained the job security provisions they were fighting for, marking the end of a protracted and bitter industrial dispute with the South 32 management tea
Truck driver Mark Roberts has died after a shocking accident at Port Kembla Coal Terminal last week. CFMEU members, who are locked out of the terminal due to a bargaining dispute, are devastated.
CFMEU National President Tony Maher has called on the management of Port Kembla Coal Terminal (PKCT) to immediately cease coal loading, given serious doubts about safety of the site in the wake of
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,
The casualised workforce at Wongawilli had a massive win when they joined the union and took the boss on collectively.
The CFMEU has written to Port Kembla Coal Terminal directors asking them to provide detail on plans to casualise the permanent workforce.
Port Kembla Coal Terminal workers received notice last night that they have been locked out for 10 days until Wednesday 27 February.