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A survey of mineworkers employed by BHP’s in-house labour hire provider has found that only 4% are satisfied that their wages and conditions stack up with Queensland coal industry standards – as th
The Federal Government has proposed a legislative change that would remove some of the barriers to trade unions demerging.
Applications for the 2021 Mineworkers' Trust Scholarship awards are now open.
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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).
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 Miners’ Union is urging BHP not to again force its Operations Services workforce to work this Christmas and Boxing Day, but rather to apply the long-standing practice of calling for volunteers
BHP’s announcement today it will invest in more apprenticeships is a hollow promise, with existing training programs failing to provide Queenslanders with transferable skills and qualifications, th
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:
CFMEU Mining and Energy General President Tony Maher has written to BHP CEO Mike Henry, calling on the company to end the unfair pay differential between Operations Services and direct BHP employee