Backpay windfall for Coppabella miners

MINEWORKERS at Peabody Energy’s Coppabella mine in central Queensland are set to receive a backpay windfall after the Fair Work Commission found that a requirement to attend the site office 15 minutes before shift for preparations and transport was work time.

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The legal win in the case brought by Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union will deliver hundreds of affected workers up to $15,000 each and is estimated to cost Peabody some $3 million in