Australia Must Eliminate Bullying on Construction Sites
When describing her two years of employment as a labourer at Melbourne based civil construction company Winslow Construction, Kate Mathews told ABC it was “A filthy...
ACT Leading the Way in Preventing Workplace Violence
With workplace bullying seemingly on the rise, the ACT government has introduced a new bill to lead its workers into the workplace with a lowered risk...
ABCC Will Address a Continuing Attitude of Disobedience of the Law
A re-established ABCC is crucial for our industry, the 1 million workers we employ, and the community who depend on the roads, schools and hospitals we...
Bullying, the Law and the Building Industry
The building industry is overrepresented with alpha males. With this comes talk that is plain and often blunt, assertive, sometimes acerbic and discourse can be expletive...
Architecture Games: Bullying, Sabotage and Discrimination
A peak medical organisation has apologised to all staff and students who have suffered discrimination, bullying or sexual harassment by surgeons.
Three CFMEU Officials’ Refused Permit Applications
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has recently refused to grant CFMEU officials Timothy Jarvis, Andrew TeMoho and Michael Myles, Federal Right of Entry permits.
Site Manager Claims Assault by CFMEU
A site manager claims it was common knowledge in the Canberra construction industry that subcontractors needed to pay a "standover" man to avoid trouble from the...
Coercive Powers will Continue to Govern Construction
Coercive powers that force builders and construction workers to give evidence about workplace misconduct will continue.
Survey Reveals Increasing Sexism in Architecture Industry
The Architect’s Journal’s (AJ) Women in Architecture Survey results are in and they show women in the industry face growing issues with gender inequality.