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Unions Fined Millions In Record Judegment
Business
Friday September 15 2017

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...

Construction Union Bosses Could Face 15 Years in Prison
Business
Monday January 4 2016

Construction Union Bosses Could Face 15 Years in Prison

Senior officials within the Victorian division of Australia’s biggest construction sector union could face up to 15 years in prison after being arrested over their alleged...

Master Builders Ramps up Campaign for Construction Regulator
Business
Tuesday March 17 2015

Master Builders Ramps up Campaign for Construction Regulator

As legislation to reintroduce the Australian Building and Construction Commission tinkers on the brink of defeat, the nation’s biggest building sector lobby group has stepped up...

Behind Building Cop’s New Mission
Business
Wednesday June 4 2014

Behind Building Cop’s New Mission

Ensuring law and order prevails on construction sites and investigating unlawful activity without fear or favour are key elements behind a new vision and mission set...

Australia Loses 7,700 Construction Work Days
Business
Monday March 24 2014

Australia Loses 7,700 Construction Work Days

As debate surrounding the proposed reintroduction of the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) gathers pace, new figures show that the nation’s building industry lost 7,700...

Bring Back Building Cop: Industry Group
Business
Thursday September 5 2013

Bring Back Building Cop: Industry Group

A key building and construction industry group in Australia has welcomed a Coalition policy to restore the powers of the former regulator for industrial relations in...