Tag: workers

Anglo refuses to rule out hiring armed guards

German Creek miners are concerned Anglo American will employ armed security guards to intimidate workers striking at the Middlemount

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Lifetime care and support for catastrophically injured workers

The Queensland Government has introduced legislation to provide lifetime care and support to workers who are catastrophically injured in

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MP “attacks” union’s jobs campaign

Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry has “attacked” Central Queensland workers’ campaign for steady jobs, according to the CMFEU. The

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CFMEU calls to end casualisation in mining industry

The CFMEU have put pressure on the Government to ensure job security in the Queensland mining industry. The union

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Sacked Cockatoo Coal workers remain unpaid

More than 70 workers sacked from Cockatoo Coal’s Baralaba coal operation seven weeks ago are still waiting to be paid their

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When work hurts

WorkCover Queensland share how workers’ compensation claims are determined. When it comes to workers’ compensation insurance in Queensland, some

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The return of Black Lung

The deadly disease thought to have been eradicated thirty years ago has made a nasty return, sending shockwaves through

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Mature minds on the tools

Hiring mature-aged workers over their younger competitors means a significantly higher pay package, but Energy Skills Queensland says adult

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Workers “pressured” to work in extreme heat urged to speak out

Employers need to understand that working in extreme heat is a critical safety hazard that can cause serious illness

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Workers hurt after exposure to high pressure fluid release

Two workers were hospitalised, and another injured, after being exposed to a high pressure fluid release in October, a

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