Super Union Will Change Construction Landscape
Whether it be for bringing the nation’s ports to a standstill in 1998 or being slammed for rampant disregard for the law in the Royal Commission...
Vic Union Bosses Continue Blackmail Fight
Two Victorian union officials accused of blackmailing construction company executives may never face trial if they succeed in getting the charges dismissed.
CFMEU Tried to Force Queensland Workers to Join
The Federal Court has fined the CFMEU and two officials for trying to force workers to sign up and join the union at a central Queensland...
Federal Judge Slams CFMEU
A Federal Court judge has slammed the behaviour of Australia’s biggest construction union, arguing that the union had a history of unlawful behaviour and was using...
CFMEU Wins Vic Building Site Court Case
The Federal Court has issued fines to a construction engineering company which twice turned away a union official from a work site.
CFMEU Stung $100K for Victoria Site Ban
The "militant" CFMEU has been fined almost $100,000 for banning contractors from a Victorian building site because they hadn't paid their membership fees but a judge...
Unions Fined Millions In Record Judegment
The nation’s biggest building union has been hit with millions of dollars in fines over conduct in which a judge has said that it was not...
Federal Government Moves to Block CFMEU Merger
The Federal Government is moving to block the creation of a super-union involving the nation’s biggest maritime and construction unions, media reports suggest.
Construction Union Digs in Behind Setka
The construction union's Victorian branch is calling on its national office to unconditionally support John Setka, as his stoush ramps up with federal Labor.
CFMMEU Fined $1.5m over Sydney Strike
The construction union has been fined $1.5 million and its senior officials another $190,000 over unlawful strikes at the Barangaroo South site in Sydney.
Mining Union Victory for 100 NSW Workers
About 100 coalminers have won the right to convert from casual to permanent employees, along with better pay and conditions, in a victory ending an industrial...
Bill to Get Tougher on Unions Suffers Blow
A push to make it easier to deregister unions and disqualify officials has suffered a blow, with a key crossbench senator signalling he won't support it.
Unions Protest Against ABCC in Sydney
Thousands of union members have marched through Sydney's CBD to protest against the federal government's building and construction watchdog.
PM Scott Morrison Picks Fight with CFMMEU
Australia's powerful construction union is fighting for its survival after the prime minister flagged a pre-election industrial relations battle.
Stand Up, Fight Back: Unions Rally Support
Both major parties will come under pressure to introduce new laws that send bosses to jail over workplace deaths, as union heavyweights call for renewed attacks...
Tensions Rise Between ABCC & CFMEU
The national construction watchdog has spent thousands of dollars on what a federal judge has described as a "storm in a tea cup" over two mates...
Mining Group Appeals New Super Union
The Australian Mines and Minerals Association has lodged an appeal against the creation of a super union.