The Federal Court has today imposed penalties totaling $271,500 against the CFMMEU and two of its officials after they refused to show their right of entry permits and were abusive when asked to do so at the Bendigo Theatre site in Victoria. Background Facts
14 August 2018
The Federal Court has imposed penalties totaling $108,875 against the CFMMEU and Harris HMC Interiors for attempting to coerce a demolition subcontractor to make an enterprise agreement with the CFMMEU at the Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre in Carlton.
23 September 2019
The CFMEU and 19 of its officials have been penalised $817,500 after they shut down two major Brisbane sites in a “deliberate, flagrant and systematic” campaign aimed at forcing the sites’ head contractor to sign a CFMEU enterprise agreement.
9 March 2018
The Federal Court has today imposed penalties totalling $44,000 against the CFMMEU and its delegate James Fissenden for coercing a worker to join the union.
9 July 2020
The ABCC has filed Federal Court proceedings against the CFMMEU and one of its officials, Stephen Parker, for alleged breaches of right of entry laws in the Fair Work Act 2009 at the NEXT DC P2 Project in Perth in December 2019.
2 September 2020
Code covered contractors are reminded that from 1 September 2018, the ABCC will treat any failure to report disputed or delayed payments as a breach of the Code.
27 August 2018
Workers considering taking part in public rallies scheduled to take place on Wednesday 10 April are being urged to familiarise themselves with their rights and responsibilities.
4 April 2019
South Australian construction employees and their employers are being reminded to understand their rights and responsibilities ahead of Wednesday’s planned rally in the CBD.
21 October 2019
The ABCC is reminding all building industry participants ahead of nation-wide rallies on 10 April to familiarise themselves with their rights and responsibilities in relation to workers who wish to attend a rally.
8 April 2019
The Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (the Code) encourages the development of safe, healthy, fair, lawful and productive building sites for the benefit of all building industry participants.
4 August 2017