In the July 2022 issue of Common Cause:
Analysis of five coal mining electorates has found a stunning $989 million has been lost from local economic activity due to aggressive wage cutting-strategies by mining companies.
Assertions made by the Minerals Council of Australia this week about rates of permanent mining jobs are misleading and cover up the rampant use of insecure labour hire across the industry, the Mini
Australia’s biggest thermal coal producer – Glencore - made loads of money in 2021 on the back of high coal prices in particular, and is forecasting another great year in 2022.
Russell's message about job security and fairness
In the latest Common Cause: Power workers blindsided, BHP's coal bonanza, failure to prosecute over Grosvenor blast and more.
2021 was another big year. Check out our top stories of wins, highlights and challenges in our Common Cause Year in Review magazine.
December 2021 Common Cause: New Lodge at Grosvenor, Tragedy at Curragh, Same Job Same Pay, new ad campaign, Mt Arthur vax win explained, and more.
The Fair Work Commission has approved an amendment to our Union’s rules meaning we can now officially be called the Mining and Energy Union.