Mining communities throughout Australia are on alert
The CFMEU Mining & Energy Division QLD District met with representatives from Anglo American on Friday.
The passing of 97-year old Charles (Digger) Murphy on 23 September represents the end of an era for Queensland and Australian coal mineworkers.
Up to 80 Queensland miners will be made redundant by Anglo American in a hostile ambush that follows over two months of protected industrial action by the German Creek mine workers.
Today’s arrest in relation to the fraudulent supply of white cards is just the tip of the iceberg.
The 15th miner to be officially confirmed with Black Lung disease has emerged, despite originally being cleared on two separate occasions by nominated medical assessors and radiologists.
The Federal Court has ordered more than $1,272,109 in damages and compensation, and $24,600 more in interest payments, be paid to a Hail Creek coalminer victimised and stood down by Rio Tinto, an a
Anglo American has escalated the situation at their German Creek mine by advertising for a new workforce while existing employees conduct legal and protected industrial action.
The CFMEU is calling for an urgent halt to the Government’s free trade talks with India due to the risk of even more deadly asbestos flooding into Australia.
“The CFMEU can confirm that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission this morning executed a search warrant seeking documents in relation to the Competition and Consumer Act.
Authorised by Michael O'Connor, National Secretary,165 Bouverie Street Carlton 3053