On 20 April 2018, the ABCC was granted a temporary injunction preventing seven CFMMEU officials from entering the Bruce Highway, Caloundra project site unless they complied with their federal right of entry requirements – including producing their federal permit for inspection on site when requested to do so.
24 October 2019
The ABCC has commenced proceedings against the CFMMEU and six of its Queensland-based officials alleging they intimidated NT Worksafe Inspectors and demanded that the head contractor shut down construction at the Palmerston Police Station site.
4 February 2019
The Federal Circuit Court in Sydney has today imposed penalties totaling $156,900 against the CFMMEU and two of its officials after they contrived safety concerns against a crane company and organised work stoppages at three sites.
12 December 2019
The ABCC* commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against the CFMMEU and its officials for allegedly organising unlawful work stoppages and breaching right of entry provisions at the ‘180 Brisbane’ office tower construction site.
31 August 2018
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27 February 2020
The Federal Court has today imposed penalties totaling $137,590 against the CFMMEU and three of its officials for unlawfully entering an Adelaide worksite on four occasions between April and July 2014. The Court imposed the following penalties:
27 July 2018
On 27 July 2020 the Australian Building and Construction Commission filed legal proceedings in the Federal Court alleging CFMMEU delegate Steven Parker delayed work from starting on Melbourne’s Metro Rail Tunnel project claiming a first aid bed was too high.
26 August 2020
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21 September 2018
The ABCC filed Federal Circuit Court proceedings on 29 April against the CFMMEU and two of its officials alleging they ignored a safety request and acted in an improper manner at the Westconnex Stage 2 site in Sydney in 2019.
5 May 2020
The ABCC has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court alleging the CFMMEU and two of its officials, including assistant Queensland state secretary Jade Ingham, engaged in coercion, adverse action and organised unlawful industrial action.
4 March 2019