Media Release
28 Apr 2020

CFMMEU and official penalised over stop work at Glebe apartment project

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.
Media Release
21 Apr 2020

ABCC alleges CFMMEU officials repeatedly disrupt work at Adelaide Airport site

Note: Allegations outlined in the ABCC’s media releases relating to the commencement of litigation reflect those put forward in our Statement of Claim at the time of filing. Some details may vary over the course of the proceeding.
Media Release
21 Apr 2020

CFMMEU Tas assistant secretary hit with personal payment order for latest breach

The Federal Court today ordered CFMMEU state assistant secretary Richard Hassett personally pay a $10,000 penalty for the latest in a series of right of entry breaches.
Media Release
14 Apr 2020

CFMMEU officials allegedly breach right of entry at Hobart Construction site

The ABCC has commenced Federal Court action alleging the CFMMEU and two of its Tasmanian officials breached right of entry laws during construction of serviced apartments in Hobart in 2019.
Media Release
2 Mar 2020

CFMMEU handed hefty penalty in NSW coercion case

The CFMMEU has been hit with a major financial penalty with the Federal Circuit Court penalising the union and five of its officials $486,500. The union was found to have organised unlawful blockades and work disruptions targeting Sydney concreting company De Martin and Gasparini (DMG) in 2015.
Media Release
2 Mar 2020

Full Bench rejects CFMMEU right of entry permit appeal

The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has upheld a decision to refuse to grant an entry permit to Paul McAleer, NSW Branch Secretary and National Vice President of the Maritime Division of the CFMMEU.
Media Release
27 Feb 2020

Maximum penalty handed down against CFMMEU for abusing Victorian WorkSafe inspector

The Federal Court in Victoria has today penalised the CFMMEU and its senior official Alex Tadic a total of $59,500 for abusing a Victorian WorkSafe official.
Media Release
21 Feb 2020

Penalties Imposed on West Australian Ceiling Company and its Director in ABCC Wages Investigation

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.
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.
Media Release
4 Feb 2020

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

Note: Allegations outlined in the ABCC’s media releases relating to the commencement of litigation reflect those put forward in our Statement of Claim at the time of filing. Some details may vary over the course of the proceeding.

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