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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.
New Hope’s decision to circumvent negotiations and attempt to ram through an unfair deal this Wednesday, is an act of disrespect toward workers at New Acland mine, according to the CFMEU Mining
Women coal mineworkers have reacted angrily to being canvassed about the use of feminine hygiene and toileting products that would reduce their need to take bathroom breaks.
Workers at the Darling Downs Power Station have warned industrial action will intensify unless Origin Energy drops its commitment to draconian measures that prevent staff from relaxing or planning
The Mine Dust Diseases Victims Group will hold forums in Rockhampton, Mackay and Moranbah next week to inform current and former coal miners about debilitating and often deadly Black Lung coal mine
Resources Minister Matt Canavan and National Party MPs are trying to whip up fear among coal mine and power workers for their own political benefit but have nothing to offer when it comes to jobs,
CFMEU Mining and Energy has welcomed the findings of a Peabody investigation into the serious fire at North Goonyella mine in 2018 that has left the mine out of operation for more than six months.
Victims of coal mine dust diseases and their supporters rallied outside BHP's plush Melbourne headquarters in an attempt to meet with the CEO of BHP and other senior executives.