The CFMEU Mining And Energy Podcast

September 2020

Episode Summary

Our big campaign to protect casual coal miners’ recent legal win kicks off our September episode - if you haven’t emailed your local MP yet head to protectcasualminers.com.au At 3:25 We learn how BHP’s in house labour hire company Operations Services has stopped offering maintenance workers in its Mackay workshop trades apprenticeships, leaving some very disappointed youngsters. At 7:08 We head to the Pilbara in the North West of WA and follow union organiser Yola Bakker around with a mic to capture a day in her life. At 12:57 Former coal miner Councillor Mike Brunker tells us why he’s running in the upcoming Queensland election - and what he’ll do for locals if he wins.

Episode Notes

Our big campaign to protect casual coal miners’ recent legal win kicks off our September episode - if you haven’t emailed your local MP yet head to protectcasualminers.com.au

At 3:25

We learn how BHP’s in house labour hire company Operations Services has stopped offering maintenance workers in its Mackay workshop trades apprenticeships, leaving some very disappointed youngsters.

At 7:08

We head to the Pilbara in the North West of WA and follow union organiser Yola Bakker around with a mic to capture a day in her life.

At 12:57

Former coal miner Councillor Mike Brunker tells us why he’s running in the upcoming Queensland election - and what he’ll do for locals if he wins.