Lawyer refutes union criticism of its coal mine workers' class action

Lawyer refutes union criticism of its coal mine workers' class action

The proposed settlement in the Appco action was directly related to the collapse of the respondent.

Sustainability

19 OCTOBER 2020
Workers left with 'diddly squat', judge says

Workers left with 'diddly squat', judge says

Adero is encouraging casual coal miners to join class actions against several labour hire companies....

Investment

15 OCTOBER 2020
BHP spending $800M on METS, training

BHP spending $800M on METS, training

Putting $450 million into supporting METS business opportunities.

Investment

01 OCTOBER 2020
CFMEU campaign against 'permanent casuals' goes to the airwaves

CFMEU campaign against 'permanent casuals' goes to the airwaves

A McKell Institute report found about $1 billion dollars had been stripped from coal mining regions....

Sustainability

26 AUGUST 2020
Unionists call on Qld govt to approve New Acland extension project

Unionists call on Qld govt to approve New Acland extension project

The approval would save 150 existing full-time jobs and create an additional 700 positions.

Sustainability

03 AUGUST 2020
Appin angst

Appin angst

Appin anniversary used as a backdrop for CFMEU push.

Sustainability

24 JULY 2020
Deadly July

Deadly July

Former CFMEU general secretary Andrew Vickers looks at historical coal mine tragedies.

Sustainability

17 JULY 2020
Grosvenor blast cause unknown

Grosvenor blast cause unknown

So far investigation not found the ignition source.

BHP OS battle continues

BHP OS battle continues

FWC interim decision casts doubt on EAs underpinning the OS system.

Sustainability

14 JULY 2020
News Wrap

News Wrap

Hundreds of coal jobs lost as low coal prices, coronavirus impacts mining.

Investment

23 JUNE 2020
Entire coal mining workforce to benefit from WorkPac decision:  CFMEU

Entire coal mining workforce to benefit from WorkPac decision: CFMEU

The decision paved the way for long-term casuals to claim unpaid leave entitlements.

Sustainability

25 MAY 2020
Queensland passes mining industrial manslaughter laws

Queensland passes mining industrial manslaughter laws

Manslaughter has become part of the Queensland mine safety legal framework.

Sustainability

20 MAY 2020