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CFMEU Threatens Slowdown Over 457 Visa’s
Business
Wednesday June 21 2017

CFMEU Threatens Slowdown Over 457 Visa’s

The CFMEU has threatened to disrupt major Victorian government projects as tens of thousands of workers rallied around the country to protest proposed building laws.

Construction Strike Cripples Quebec
Business
Friday May 26 2017

Construction Strike Cripples Quebec

A union alliance representing about 175,000 Quebec construction workers has launched an unlimited general strike.

Ruling Against WA Hospital Builders
Commercial
Thursday November 3 2016

Ruling Against WA Hospital Builders

Construction workers who were charged after they walked off the job to attend a rally at the site of the Perth Children's Hospital contravened the Fair...

CFMEU Fined for Perth Airport Protest
Business
Tuesday May 31 2016

CFMEU Fined for Perth Airport Protest

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union and six of its officials have been fined more than $21,200 for illegally blockading a Perth airport expansion site...

Electricty Union Votes for Work Stoppage
Buildings
Thursday February 19 2015

Electricty Union Votes for Work Stoppage

Workers at electricity provider Ausgrid will begin stoppages from next month with wage negotiations with the company stalling.

Union Workers Face Fines Over Queensland Rally
Business
Wednesday August 6 2014

Union Workers Face Fines Over Queensland Rally

Building workers have been threatened with $10,000 fines for rallying in Brisbane in support of union boss Michael Ravbar ahead of his appearance at a royal...

Striking Workers Received Redundancy Payments
Business
Tuesday August 5 2014

Striking Workers Received Redundancy Payments

Funds set aside to pay off redundant construction staff were instead spent on striking workers, to try to set a "disastrous precedent" for the building industry,...

WA Workers Face Court Over Strike
Commercial
Thursday February 20 2014

WA Workers Face Court Over Strike

Legal proceedings have been launched against 76 workers who allegedly took unlawful industrial action at the new Perth Children's Hospital.