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The Miners Union will today give evidence at a Senate Inquiry about how the Federal Government’s IR Omnibus Bill exacerbates rampant casualisation in the mining industry.
The Federal Government has proposed a legislative change that would remove some of the barriers to trade unions demerging.
Applications for the 2021 Mineworkers' Trust Scholarship awards are now open.
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Our Central Council has today made some important decisions regarding the future direction of our Division within the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU).
BHP duds OS workers at Mt Arthur, Latrobe Valley's new coal-to-hydrogen plant, China's import ban and more. Latest news for mining and energy workers in October's Common Cause.
Senator Matt Canavan wrote to the Union saying he was confused about our concerns about casualisation in mining. Queensland District President Stephen Smyth set him straight with this response:
Our former General Secretary Andrew Vickers looks back at the historical mine tragedies that have made July such a sad month for coal mining communities.
Read all about it in July's Common Cause: South32's risky tactics to drive down contractor pay, driverless trucks spark job fears, lessons learnt from July's deadly mining history, all the latest f
BHP’s sneaky attempt to avoid negotiating with its large new Operations Services in-house labour hire workforce has come unstuck with the Fair Work Commission reaffirming that two Enterprise Agreem