Contractors seeking to undertake Commonwealth funded building work have greater clarity with respect to the impact of their enterprise agreements following amendments to the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016.
The CFMEU and two of its organisers have been ordered to pay $96,000 in penalties after blockading work at the $1.6 billion Port of Melbourne expansion project and threatening to have 20,000 workers join the dispute.
The Federal Court has handed down penalties totalling $57,500 to the CFMEU and two of its bosses who threatened “Armageddon” and national industrial action in a dispute at the Royal Adelaide Hospital site.
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The Federal Circuit Court has today handed down penalties totalling $37,500 against the CFMEU and its former Queensland President David Hanna for threatening ongoing industrial action at a Brisbane construction site, unless a construction firm agreed to sign a secret deed with the union.