The Federal Court has today handed down penalties totaling $193,000 against the CFMMEU and one of its organisers Anthony Sloane after Mr Sloane stopped work on a Sydney construction site in February 2018 over a one-hour pay claim.
28 April 2020
The Federal Court has awarded penalties of $137,000 against the CFMMEU and one of its Tasmanian officials for unlawful actions and putting workers’ safety at risk at the Living City Project in Devonport in June 2017.
6 June 2019
The Federal Court has today handed down penalties totalling $245,500 in two cases in Tasmania involving the CFMMEU and its official Richard Hassett.
16 August 2018
The Federal Court has today penalised the CFMMEU and two of its officials $123,500 as a result of unlawfully coercing workers to join and pay membership fees to the union and coercing subcontractors to pay “union rates” during construction work on Melbourne University’s college site in Parkville in 2016.
5 June 2020
The ABCC has this week secured more than $46,000 in penalties and legal costs against West Australian company Big Li Ceiling Pty Ltd and its director Yiting Li.
21 February 2020
The CFMMEU and seven of its officials have been penalised $522,000 by the Federal Court for month-long strikes and work stoppages at construction sites across six Brisbane sites in 2016.
24 April 2018
The Federal Court has penalised the CFMMEU $38,000 and two of its officials a total of $12,500 after they organised a work stoppage at a $30 million Brighton apartment project over demands for a larger site shed and dedicated female toilet.
13 November 2019
The ABCC has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against the AWU and two of its officials alleging they organised a three-day strike at a steel manufacturer for major construction projects in Melbourne late last year.
5 April 2019
The ABCC has commenced proceedings against the CEPU, the State Secretary of its Plumbing Division Gary O’Halloran and its official Andrew Blakely alleging that they organised unlawful industrial action, contravened right of entry laws and coerced a contractor at a site in Brisbane.
10 April 2019
The ABCC has commenced Federal Court proceedings against the CFMMEU and its official Grant Harradine, alleging they organised unlawful industrial action on four consecutive days in a bid to pressure subcontractor, PJ Walsh, to sign a CFMMEU enterprise agreement at the Townsville Stadium site.
9 April 2019