News from Queensland and around the Union.
Oaky North miners have been locked out of their workplace by Multinational mining giant Glencore which has taken steps to replace the permanent workforce with casual contractors.
In 2008 the CFMEU lost an outstanding leader when Andrew Curtis lost his battle against Motor Neurone Disease.
He left behind a young family and loving wife, Linda.
Sunday commemorates the anniversary of a disaster at Moura No. 4 Mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. On 16 July 1986 an explosion deep underground took the lives of 12 coal mineworkers.
The creation of one of Australia’s most progressive unions is one step closer with the formal lodging of merger documents with the Fair Work Commission.
ACTU Secretary Sally McManus and CFMEU leaders Michael O'Connor and Tony Maher will join striking workers from Glencore's Oaky North mine for a rally in Tieri on Tuesday.
In a major win for the CFMEU, the Fair Work Commission has rejected the application by a major employers group to extend the casual employment provisions in the Black Coal award to Production and E
Last night workers at BHP Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Peak Downs, Goonyella Riverside, Blackwater and Saraji mines overwhelmingly rejected the company’s proposed Enterprise Agreement which would pr
Today the CFMEU Mining and Energy Division is urging current and past Queensland mining workers to seek urgent medical advice as the number of dust-related victims continues to rise.
Workers at the Queensland Government-owned Kogan Creek power plant are set to kick off industrial action this Friday, 23 June, following CS Energy’s refusal to comply with basic employment rights a
Miners from the Oaky North coal mine west of Rockhampton have taken up an unusual form of protest, providing community services in the small town of Tieri, close to the mine.