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CFMMEU Face Alleged Cartel Charges

The boss of the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) and the union itself have been charged with criminal cartel conduct. The charges come after an investigation by the...

Miner Sacked For Drug Use Claims Drink Was Spiked

A mine worker who tested positive to methylamphetamine during a routine mine site drug test has told the Fair Work Commission that she believes her drink was spiked during a hotel drinking binge...

Confusion Over Injury Cover For FIFO Workers

An unintended consequence of the recent boom in FIFO workforces is confusion over the level of workers’ injury cover required to ensure compliance. Whether workers FIFO, drive-in drive-out (DIDO) or...

Workers to strike at Grasberg mine

An Indonesian workers union has announced it will begin a one-month strike at the Grasberg mine over safety issues that led to a string of deaths last month. Five miners died at the Papua copper and...

Know the Rules of Legal Professional Privilege

WA’s Resources Safety has developed an information sheet to provide clarification on frequently asked questions the Department receives from industry about legal professional privilege (LPP)...

AMSJ Nov 2021