Cahill v Construction Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), John Setka and Alex Tadic

Applicant: ABCC Inspector Chris Cahill

Respondent(s): CFMEU, John Setka, Alex Tadic

Date filed: 18 May 2006

Court Findings:

The Federal Court of Australia found that the first respondent contravened s187AB of the Workplace Relations Act 1996 arising out of industrial action at the Herald and Weekly Times site in Melbourne in May 2004.

Court Outcome: 

On 11 April 2008 the Court imposed a penalty of $4,000 on the first respondent for breach of  s187AB of the Workplace Relations Act 1996.  The Court also declared that the second and third respondents had each contravened s 187AB of the Act.

view the reported case at: http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/FCA/2008/495.html