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Property Developers Rewarded with ABCC
Business
Friday December 16 2016

Property Developers Rewarded with ABCC

After three years and three attempts, the Coalition Government succeeded in taking away the civil rights of a million workers by passing the ABCC bill.

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...

Change Discrimination Laws: FIFO Report
Business
Friday October 9 2015

Change Discrimination Laws: FIFO Report

Anti-discrimination laws should be amended to guard against "postcode discrimination", a Queensland parliamentary inquiry into fly-in fly-out (FIFO) work arrangements has found.

FIFO Employees Experience High Levels of Depression
Mining
Tuesday June 9 2015

FIFO Employees Experience High Levels of Depression

New research reveals that members of Australia’s fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) workforce suffer from stress and depression at rates far greater than the general population.

Residential Construction in Perth Hits a Brick Wall
Residential
Monday May 11 2015

Residential Construction in Perth Hits a Brick Wall

As WA's housing market goes into oversupply, construction employers and suppliers brace for impact.

Vic Builders Back Drug Tests for Workers
Safety
Sunday June 22 2014

Vic Builders Back Drug Tests for Workers

Construction employers have backed Victorian government moves to ensure all workers on government projects face random drug and alcohol testing from July 1.

More Bad Jobs News From Forge: Shorten
Business
Thursday February 13 2014

More Bad Jobs News From Forge: Shorten

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has lamented the loss of more Australian jobs following news mining services company, Forge Group, has been placed into voluntary administration.

Business
Mar 7 2018
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.

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