Media Release
14 Feb 2020

Union’s appeal fails in BKH matter in NSW

The Full Federal Court has today largely dismissed the CFMMEU’s appeal against penalties handed down in the October 2018 BKH judgment.
Industry update
13 Feb 2020

Industry Update - February 2020 edition

Welcome to the February 2020 edition of Industry Update, our quarterly online newsletter. Industry Update provides updates on the latest activities of the ABCC, industry trends, and emerging issues.
Media Release
4 Feb 2020

ABCC alleges CFMMEU officials targeted Newcastle crane company as part of concerted campaign

The ABCC has commenced Federal Court action against the CFMMEU and three of its officials alleging they targeted Newcastle crane company Wheeler Cranes because it did not have an enterprise agreement with the union.
Media Release
16 Dec 2019

CFMMEU officials allegedly threaten ‘old school’ tactics at Kiama Aged Care Centre

The ABCC has commenced Federal Court action against the CFMMEU and three of its officials alleging they disrupted a concrete pour during construction of an aged care centre in Kiama, NSW in November 2018.
Media Release
12 Dec 2019

Federal Circuit Court penalises CFMMEU and two officials $156,900 over ‘form of extortion’

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.
Media Release
11 Dec 2019

Company pressured by CFMMEU to dump AWU workers

The ABCC has commenced Federal Court action against the CFMMEU and two of its officials alleging they pressured a construction company to terminate its contract with a labour hire firm and replace it with one with a CFMMEU enterprise agreement.
Media Release
6 Dec 2019

Federal Court penalises CFMMEU $270,000 in landmark unlawful picketing case

In a landmark decision today, the Federal Court has for the first time handed down penalties of $270,000 against the CFMMEU for unlawfully picketing two Melbourne construction sites in 2017.
E-Alert
5 Dec 2019

Upcoming security of payment audits

The ABCC will soon be conducting a security of payment audit campaign for employers covered by the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (Code). 
Industry update
26 Nov 2019

Industry Update November-December 2019 edition

Welcome to the November-December 2019 edition of Industry Update, our online newsletter for the building and construction industry. Industry Update provides information on the latest activities of the ABCC, industry trends and emerging issues.
Media Release
19 Nov 2019

ABCC alleges CFMMEU officials threatened and intimidated NSW crane workers and company

The ABCC has commenced Federal Court action against the CFMMEU and seven officials alleging they targeted Wollongong crane company WGC Cranes and its workers as part of a campaign to coerce the company to sign up to a new CFMMEU enterprise agreement.

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