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
With great sadness we have to report the death of Dennis "Sharkey" Jones, who was a leading figure in our Western Australian District.
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.
Workers at the Queensland Government-owned Kogan Creek power plant are set to kick off industrial action this Friday, 23 June, following CS Energy’s refusal to comply with basic employment rights a
More than 3,000 striking workers have now been fired at PT Freeport’s Grasberg mine in Papua, Indonesia.