News from Tasmania and around the Union.
Workers who depend on the coal-fired power industry face a bleak and uncertain future if governments fail to manage the energy transition currently underway, according to a new report commissioned
IndustriALL Global Union and affiliates representing BHP workers in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Colombia challenged the mining giant’s unsustainable and dangerous business model, at its annual ge
Federal Government intervention on behalf of business to wind back the WorkPac v Skene Federal Court decision will give big mining companies the green light to keep exploiting casual workers in per
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.
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