Our new General Secretary, Grahame Kelly, will be well known to many Members, particularly to those in the North. Grahame grew up in Singleton in the Hunter Valley and started work in the coal min
Swiss mining giant Glencore is systematically violating human rights and health and safety laws, denying its workers their right to freedom of association at locations around the world.
by Paddy Gorman, Editor Common Cause
Our journal Common Cause was first published in 1920. This edition, the last to be published, caps off a wonderful 97 years of publication.
The CFMEU today said it would launch a fresh campaign to change the rules on redundancy pay after the Fair Work Commission’s decision to cap redundancy pay at 15-years of service in the mining sect
The creation of one of Australia’s most progressive unions is one step closer with the formal lodging of merger documents with the Fair Work Commission.
In a major win for the CFMEU, the Fair Work Commission has rejected the application by a major employers group to extend the casual employment provisions in the Black Coal award to Production and E
Today the CFMEU Mining and Energy Division is urging current and past Queensland mining workers to seek urgent medical advice as the number of dust-related victims continues to rise.
The Australian Electoral Commission is conducting elections for the Victorian District Branch of the CFMEU Mining & Energy Division: