Morrison government, Dan Repacholi, Stuart Bonds, respond to McKell Institute report on labour hire in coal, commissioned by Mining and Energy Union

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated May 2 2022 - 9:06pm, first published 9:00pm
PITT WORKERS: Keith Pitt, federal Resources Minister, right, with National Party candidate James Thomson and employees at Bloomfield's Rixs Creek mine last month.

FEDERAL Resources and Water Minister Keith Pitt says research by the McKell Institute on labour-hire in the coal industry is "union propaganda posing as a report", and mine workers "should not be fooled by it".

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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