CFMEU officials are facing court for alleged coercion after they allegedly stopped work on a Queensland construction site for six days because the head contractor refused to remove a Safety Manager the CFMEU did not like.

The CFMEU allegedly unlawfully organised for up to 100 workers to withdraw their labour on the $60 million Queensland University of Technology Creative Industries Precinct Project at Kelvin Grove, Queensland. This was allegedly also in breach of a Fair Work Commission order. The CFMEU and its officials, Michael Myles, Kevin…