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Our legal team has been in the Federal Court this week, defending our landmark win for casual mineworkers. Labour hire bosses and the Morrison Government are trying to overturn it.
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.
Mine dust victims and supporters tried to meet with Queensland Member of Parliament Michelle Landry at her electorate office in Rockhampton but she would not come out to meet with them.
Wongawilli Colliery mineworkers have achieved victory against Wollongong Coal, after a nine month campaign that culminated in strike action before the company agreed to settle.
Applications for the 2019 Mineworkers' Trust Scholarship awards are now open.
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The Workpac v Skene decision was an important win in the Federal Court, finding that casual mineworkers in regular and continuous employment could claim leave entitlements as their work arrangement
A sacked labour hire worker has returned to work at BHP’s Goonyella Riverside mine in a landmark win for casual labour hire mineworkers.
The CFMEU and former coal miner Paul Skene have sought leave to intervene in a test case brought by WorkPac seeking to overturn the Union’s landmark win on annual leave rights for ‘permanent casual