Damning new evidence provided to the Royal Commission by the CFMEU this week has cast serious doubt on the credibility of a key anti-union witness.
Commissioner Dyson Heydon has now deferred findings relating to the evidence of Andrew Zaf.
The CFMEU urges the Commission to make the new material available to the public.
The impact of FIFO/DIDO on communities and commuting workers is detailed in two recently completed reports, which are available for download:
Commuting mineworkers are facing personal and family stress, extreme job insecurity, fatigue and lack of choice over their working and living arrangements, new research has found.
A survey of commuting workers, including Fly in Fly Out (FIFO) and Drive in Drive Out (DIDO) workers across northern Australia, found many workers fear they will be targeted or sacked if they raise concerns with their employer.
The Essential Research survey of 1493 workers commissioned by the CFMEU found: