Construction Union Says Program Abused for Cheap Labour
Program intended for workers beneficial to Canada is used to fill construction jobs at lower wages, says union study.
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...
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...
Boral and CFMEU Dispute Placing Jobs at Risk
About 100 NSW workers could be made redundant over an enterprise bargaining dispute between the CFMEU and building and construction material company Boral.
Turnbull Plans Union Crackdown
Unions could be deregistered for being "dysfunctional" and union officials banned under a new wave of industrial laws.
Police Investigate CFMEU Setka Threats
Police have been asked to investigate "thuggish" threats by the CFMEU boss to expose Australian Building and Construction Commission inspectors.
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.
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...
Union accused of blocking Victorian Construction sites
The building industry watchdog has launched legal action against the construction union, alleging three representatives illegally blocked access to two Melbourne building sites.
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.
Builders Fear Super-union's Economic Power
Builders warn a new super-union featuring the CFMEU and dock workers will have the power to hold Australia's supply chains to ransom.
CFMEU and MUA Merge to Form Super-union
The CFMEU is about to get another 'M' after the Fair Work Commission approved a merger of three of Australia's most prominent unions.
CFMEU Fined for Stopping Victoria Painters
Australia's biggest construction industry union has copped a heavy fine for stopping two painters from working at a Melbourne site because their memberships had lapsed.
WA Builder Locks Out Workers, Shuts Sites
One of Western Australia's largest builders, Cooper and Oxley, has suspended operations because of financial viability problems, leaving subcontractors out of pocket and the company's future...