Media Release
10 Apr 2019

Contractor APM issued exclusion sanction following Building Code breach

A Victorian building company has been issued a one-month exclusion sanction for its failure to comply with state security of payments legislation.
Media Release
10 Apr 2019

CEPU to face court for alleged coercion and work stoppage on a Brisbane site

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.
Media Release
9 Apr 2019

ABCC alleges CFMMEU official racially abused safety supervisor

The ABCC has commenced legal proceedings in the Federal Court against the CFMMEU and its official John Windus alleging he racially abused a safety supervisor at a Perth construction site in February this year.
Media Release
9 Apr 2019

CFMMEU to face court after alleged threat, abuse and work stoppages at Melbourne site

The ABCC has commenced proceedings against the CFMMEU and three of its officials alleging they organised unlawful industrial action, contravened right of entry laws and threatened to shut down the Melbourne University Veterinary School project site in Werribee.
Media Release
9 Apr 2019

Legal action launched against the CFMMEU over alleged work stoppage and coercion on Townsville Stadium site

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.
Media Release
8 Apr 2019

CFMMEU officials stop workers over one hour pay claim

The ABCC has commenced legal proceedings in the Federal Court against the CFMMEU and two of its organisers, Anthony Sloane and Brendan Holl, after they stopped workers on a Sydney construction site in February 2018. 
E-Alert
8 Apr 2019

Rallies – what are your rights and obligations?

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.
Media Release
5 Apr 2019

Full Federal Court imposes $1.7M in penalties against CFMMEU for “executing illegal industrial activity” at Barangaroo site

The Full Federal Court has today imposed penalties totaling $1.7 million against the CFMMEU and a number of its senior officials, including its former and current State Secretaries Brian Parker and Darren Greenfield, for unlawful conduct at the Barangaroo site. 
Media Release
5 Apr 2019

ABCC takes court action against AWU and 53 employees alleging three-day strike

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.
Media Release
4 Apr 2019

Federal Court penalises CFMMEU $78,000 after coercing worker to pay union fees

The Federal Court has today imposed total penalties of $78,000 against the CFMMEU and two of its shop stewards for coercing a worker to pay union fees on two separate construction sites in the Melbourne CBD. 

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