Labour hire workers cost communities $825M: report

THE direct and indirect impacts of the lower wages paid to labour hire workers in the coal industry in New South Wales’ Hunter Valley and the Central Queensland coal fields is about $825 million a year, according to report by the McKell Institute.

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Labour hire workers cost communities $825M: report Labour hire workers cost communities $825M: report Labour hire workers cost communities $825M: report Labour hire workers cost communities $825M: report Labour hire workers cost communities $825M: report

CFMEU President Tony Maher.

The Wage-cutting Strategies in the Mining Industry report examines the systematic phasing out of direct employment by mining companies and models how much is being lost from coal mining communities