News from Tasmania and around the Union.
The employer community is putting on quite a show about a recent Federal Court decision that a casual labour hire coal miner employed full-time for years was not really a casual under the law and w
The length of time coal mineworkers can claim accident pay under the Black Coal Mining Industry Award has been slashed by one-third in the Fair Work Commission’s modern award review.
The CFMEU has written to politicians to set the record straight over employer misinformation about the WorkPac v Skene decision regarding the use of casuals in mining.
Rallies will be held across Australia in October and November. Look up where and when your local rally will be taking place, and make sure you join in to Change the Rules.
CFMEU Mining and Energy has placed ads in major regional newspapers in NSW and Queensland coalfields today, urging mine operators to end the ‘permanent casual’ rort and employ workers in permanent
The CFMEU has written to the operators of all coal mines in NSW and Queensland to warn them they may be complicit in breaching the Fair Work Act by specifying that labour hire companies supply casu
In the Workpac v Skene decision, the Federal Court found that that casual haul truck operator Paul Skene wasn’t really a casual due to the regular and continuous nature of his work on a fixed roste
Mining companies are on notice to stop treating casual labour hire workers as disposable after the Fair Work Commission (FWC) ordered the reinstatement of a worker ‘demobilised’ for no reason.
A Federal Court decision has exposed the widespread, dodgy practice of employers incorrectly classifying workers in on-going jobs as casual and it is time employers accepted their obligation to off
The growth of casualisation in mining means women are being let go rather than supported when they fall pregnant.