Same Job Same Pay on the way to mine labor hire

December 12, 2023 7:24 am in by
Federal Member for Hunter, Dan Repacholi. Image: Darren Cutrupi

The coal mining industry in the Upper Hunter has been given 11 months to get ready for a major change in industrial laws governing the use of contract workers.

The Same Job Same Pay legislation has been passed by the Federal Parliament despite a vocal campaign against it by the industry.

Federal Hunter MP Dan Repacholi said it’s time now to get on with it.

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