Union claims law costing casual miners millions

CASUAL mine employees have lost millions of dollars because one year ago One Nation supported the federal government’s stripped-back IR Omnibus Bill, which removed rights for casual coal miners in long-term full-time roles to receive leave entitlements, according to the Mining and Energy Union.

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Mining and Energy Union district president Stephen Smyth.

The legislation overturned the landmark Skene and Rossato Federal Court decisions by legalising the "permanent casual" work model with a retrospective definition of "casual" based on the words in the