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Thursday September 20, 2018

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Is Your Construction Contract Really a Sham?
Business
Monday March 20 2017

Is Your Construction Contract Really a Sham?

In October 2015, the ABC’s 7:30 program ran a story featuring ‘David’ (not his real name).

Australia’s Cleaning Worker Abuse Shame
Strata
Tuesday August 30 2016

Australia’s Cleaning Worker Abuse Shame

When a labour hire organisation approaches you to supply workers at $25 per hour regardless of the time of day, you might have reason to be...

Are Labour Hire Companies Rorting Aussie Workers?
Business
Tuesday April 26 2016

Are Labour Hire Companies Rorting Aussie Workers?

When Filipino worker Edwin De Castro landed a position through a labour hire firm to work on a construction site in Narrabri in New South Wales,...

More Than 70% of Construction Bosses Bullied by Unions
Business
Thursday July 9 2015

More Than 70% of Construction Bosses Bullied by Unions

More than seven in 10 bosses within the construction sector in the Australian Capital Territory are being subject to bullying and intimidation from union officials, a...

Construction Union Calls for Sham Contracting Probe
Business
Wednesday July 8 2015

Construction Union Calls for Sham Contracting Probe

Sham contracting, tax evasion and phoenixing within the formwork industry in the Australian Capital Territory should all be the subject of major government body investigations, a...

Building Unions Fined For Illegal Strikes
Business
Monday August 12 2013

Building Unions Fined For Illegal Strikes

Two of the most influential unions in the construction sector in Australia have been fined for taking unlawful action at the site at two sites in...