CEDA Report Critical of 457 Visas
The 457 visa temporary migration program was singled out for being poorly regulated and allowing employers to import and exploit large pools of unskilled workers, with...
Queensland Tradies want Heat Stress Policy
Workers want a Queensland union to investigate a heat stress policy when the temperature reaches 35 degrees Celsius.
Construction Industry Defies Unemployment Drop
The Australian Bureau of Statistics Jobs data showed a loss of 5,000 jobs in the Australian economy in September yet despite this the unemployment rate remained...
Queensland looks to Combat Construction Suicides
Every two days, one Australian construction worker takes their own life.
Tragedy Highlights Potential for More Construction Suicides
The recent suicide of the boss of a Perth-based ceilings contractor has shone a light on the underlying stresses which are being placed upon many within...
Three Victoria Men Charged over Training Fraud
Three men have been charged over a major fraud scheme believed to have taken millions from individuals and government agencies.
Police Officer Recalls CFMEU Intimidation
A police officer says he was intimidated by a union organiser after being called to a Canberra worksite where the CFMEU was stopping a concrete pour.
Construction Workers Forced to Call Police on Aggressive Union
Construction workers have accused union officials of being so aggressive on their Canberra site they called the police to remove them.
Coercive Powers will Continue to Govern Construction
Coercive powers that force builders and construction workers to give evidence about workplace misconduct will continue.