News from Tasmania and around the Union.
In an application by Grahame Patrick Kelly, the Fair Work Commission, by way of a Decision ( FWCFB 64) and Order (PR760701) dated 3 April 2023, ordered that a vote shall be taken by secret ba
Casual coal miners will finally have their hours fairly counted towards long service leave under new laws being introduced to Federal Parliament this week.
Applications for the 2023 Mineworkers' Trust Scholarship awards are now open.
In the September 2022 edition of Common Cause:
The Mining and Energy Union has today lodged a new application with the Fair Work Commission for a ballot of members to withdraw from the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union and
In the July 2022 issue of Common Cause:
Analysis of five coal mining electorates has found a stunning $989 million has been lost from local economic activity due to aggressive wage cutting-strategies by mining companies.
Assertions made by the Minerals Council of Australia this week about rates of permanent mining jobs are misleading and cover up the rampant use of insecure labour hire across the industry, the Mini
Australia’s biggest thermal coal producer – Glencore - made loads of money in 2021 on the back of high coal prices in particular, and is forecasting another great year in 2022.