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
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
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’
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
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?
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
Coercive powers that force builders and construction workers to give evidence about workplace misconduct will continue.
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
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...
Economy Focus of Work Review: Treasurer
The Morrison government insists its crackdown on union misconduct and review of Australia's industrial laws will make the economy stronger, despite union warnings about workers' rights.
Mining Union Victory for 100 NSW Workers
About 100 coalminers have won the right to convert from casual to permanent employees, along with better pay and conditions, in a victory ending an industrial...
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.