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New Hope’s latest substandard and divisive offer in enterprise agreement negotiations is a slap in the face for workers who have thrown their support behind the company’s expansion bid at the New A
The Workpac v Skene decision was an important win in the Federal Court, finding that casual mineworkers in regular and continuous employment could claim leave entitlements as their work arrangement
The Queensland Government’s announcement of a new Notifiable Dust Lung Disease Register to officially record cases of occupational dust disease is a welcome step in addressing a growing workplace h
A sacked labour hire worker has returned to work at BHP’s Goonyella Riverside mine in a landmark win for casual labour hire mineworkers.
The CFMEU and former coal miner Paul Skene have sought leave to intervene in a test case brought by WorkPac seeking to overturn the Union’s landmark win on annual leave rights for ‘permanent casual
Workers who depend on the coal-fired power industry face a bleak and uncertain future if governments fail to manage the energy transition currently underway, according to a new report commissioned
IndustriALL Global Union and affiliates representing BHP workers in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Colombia challenged the mining giant’s unsustainable and dangerous business model, at its annual ge
Mineworkers employed by WorkPac have voted down an enterprise agreement put by the company that would entrench continuing inequality between labour hire and permanent mineworkers.