News from Tasmania and around the Union.
A bill introduced to Federal Parliament would end the pay discrimination between labour hire coal miners doing the same job as permanent employees but being paid less.
In the latest Common Cause: Train drivers on track to organise the Pilbara; mandatory vaccination legal update; Nats backflip on net zero; Curragh checkie Sara up for Award, and more.
The Mining and Energy Division has lodged an appeal in the Federal Court against a Fair Work Commission decision dismissing our application for a member ballot on withdrawing from the CFMMEU.
We have lost a giant of our Union.
On 19 September 1921 a massive explosion killed 75 mineworkers at Mount Mulligan. It was Queensland's biggest industrial disaster.
BHP has told 80 workers at its Mt Arthur coal mine at Muswellbrook they will lose their jobs if they don’t accept a transfer to central Queensland or remote South Australia at the beginning of Nove
Today, we have had a disappointing setback in our efforts to give members a say over our future in the CFMMEU.
A high rate of vaccination is critical for Australia’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Mining and Energy Union has today dropped a class action seeking to recover an estimated $16 million in entitlements for about 900 current and former casual miners employed by labour hire compa