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Tuesday September 18, 2018

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Super Union Will Change Construction Landscape
Business
Wednesday April 18 2018

Super Union Will Change Construction Landscape

Whether it be for bringing the nation’s ports to a standstill in 1998 or being slammed for rampant disregard for the law in the Royal Commission...

Tripartite Contracting: Our Biggest Barrier
Business
Tuesday November 8 2016

Tripartite Contracting: Our Biggest Barrier

The idea that your common law rights are being upheld and respected in the construction industry is potentially one of the greatest misconceptions in Victoria.

Unions Call for Buy Australian Act
Business
Tuesday October 11 2016

Unions Call for Buy Australian Act

Governments throughout Australia should be required to use locally produced steel, iron, clothing and equipment on all public sector projects and services, the nation’s union movement...

Current Issues in the Building Industry
Business
Thursday June 16 2016

Current Issues in the Building Industry

The construction world at times is bedevilled by negative talk by those both within and outside of the industry. Some of it is arguably justified, and...

Victoria’s Construction Workers Earning Double the National Average
Business
Wednesday June 1 2016

Victoria’s Construction Workers Earning Double the National Average

A new report commissioned by one of Australia's leading building industry bodies indicates that unionised members of the construction sector in Victoria will soon enjoy extraordinary...

Why Should the Community Pay a Building Union Tax?
Business
Thursday February 25 2016

Why Should the Community Pay a Building Union Tax?

The issue of tax, how we raise and how we spend it, is one of the major conversations that we are having ahead of the 2016...

Union Crime on Building Sites Hits Record Heights
Business
Friday October 16 2015

Union Crime on Building Sites Hits Record Heights

The Coalition government has attacked the CFEMU for a "culture of contempt for the law," following the release of a report indicating record levels of criminal...

Unionised Construction Workplaces May Be Safer: Report
Safety
Wednesday September 23 2015

Unionised Construction Workplaces May Be Safer: Report

Unionised workplaces within the construction sector appear to deliver better outcomes with regard to safety compared with workplaces where unions are not present or do not...

CBUS Head Accused of Confidential Leaks to CFMEU
Business
Wednesday September 9 2015

CBUS Head Accused of Confidential Leaks to CFMEU

The head of the construction superannuation fund stands accused of complying with requests for confidential information from the secretary of CFMEU's NSW chapter.