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Thursday November 22, 2018

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Master Builders Accuses Union Head of Encouraging Law Breaking
Business
Monday March 20 2017

Master Builders Accuses Union Head of Encouraging Law Breaking

The South Australian head of a major construction industry lobby group has hit out at comments by the new head of the peak union body in...

Govt Set to Secure Massive New Win on ABCC
Business
Monday February 13 2017

Govt Set to Secure Massive New Win on ABCC

The transition period for a new code of conduct governing workplace relations on Commonwealth funded projects could be reduced from two years to nine months and...

Building Cop Goes After Non-Compliant Employers
Business
Tuesday August 30 2016

Building Cop Goes After Non-Compliant Employers

Employers throughout the building and construction industry in Australia who discriminate against suppliers who do not have union agreements and who otherwise engage in workplace relations...

Construction Union Fined for Threatening ‘War’
Business
Friday November 6 2015

Construction Union Fined for Threatening ‘War’

Australia’s biggest building industry union has been fined for threatening ‘war’ on construction contractor John Holland over a dispute at a train station upgrade site in...

WA Construction Sector Demands Code to Deal with Unions
Business
Tuesday August 11 2015

WA Construction Sector Demands Code to Deal with Unions

Industry figures claim that unions have dragging out construction projects as they draw to a close, in order to extract more money from companies.

Is the Union Movement Changing?
Business
Thursday May 21 2015

Is the Union Movement Changing?

This month’s ACTU conference could be a bit like the last group hug on the Titanic if unions do not take what Secretary David Oliver said...

Coercive Powers will Continue to Govern Construction
Business
Tuesday May 12 2015

Coercive Powers will Continue to Govern Construction

Coercive powers that force builders and construction workers to give evidence about workplace misconduct will continue.

Foreign Workers Paid $4 per Hour: Construction Union
Business
Thursday January 29 2015

Foreign Workers Paid $4 per Hour: Construction Union

Foreign workers on a building site in regional New South Wales are being exploited and paid as little as four dollars per hour, the nation’s leading...

Engineers, Unions, Slam Foreign Worker Visa Proposal
Business
Wednesday January 7 2015

Engineers, Unions, Slam Foreign Worker Visa Proposal

A leader in the engineering sector in Australia has joined unions in slamming proposals to water down requirements relating to Australia’s foreign worker visa program, saying...

Business
Sep 7 2018
Workplace Disputes Hover Around Record Low

Industrial disputes have doubled as tensions rise between unions and the coalition government but they remain at historically low levels.

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