Media Release
29 Jul 2020

CFMMEU penalised for unlawful picket in nation’s capital

The ACT Branch of the CFMMEU and three of its officials have been penalised a total of $159,600 after the Federal Court found they engaged in unlawful picketing at a Canberra building site in May 2018.
Industry update
15 Jul 2020

Industry Update - July 2020 Edition

The July edition of Industry Update features the latest information from the ABCC about wages and entitlements, our upcoming webinar, must-know changes to the construction awards, court outcomes and more.
Media Release
9 Jul 2020

CFMMEU and delegate penalised over coercion at Maroochydore site - directed to pay back union fees

The Federal Court has today imposed penalties totalling $44,000 against the CFMMEU and its delegate James Fissenden for coercing a worker to join the union.
Media Release
7 Jul 2020

ABCC alleges CFMMEU officials breach right of entry at Brisbane construction 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
6 Jul 2020

ABCC alleges CFMMEU organisers breached entry requirements at Cross River Rail site

The ABCC has commenced Federal Circuit Court proceedings against the CFMMEU and three of its organisers following alleged right of entry breaches on the Cross River Rail project on 15 April this year.
Media Release
1 Jul 2020

ABCC investigating Hawthorn East incident

The Australian Building and Construction Commission has commenced an investigation into an incident that occurred yesterday (30 June) at Eastside Village on Toorak Road, Hawthorn East.
1 Jul 2020

Changes to the Building and Construction General On-site Award

This E-Alert addresses important changes to the Building and Construction General On-site Award that take effect from 1 July 2020. Both employers and employees should note the changes. Employers should ensure they are implemented from the first full pay period after 1 July 2020.
Media Release
29 Jun 2020

ABCC commences Federal Circuit Court action against CEPU and official

The ABCC has today commenced Federal Circuit Court action alleging the CEPU and its official Daniel Bessell acted in an improper manner and failed to comply with site occupational health and safety requirements during a visit to a Buddina construction site in Queensland in July 2018.
Media Release
26 Jun 2020

ABCC successful in age discrimination case

In a decision delivered by the Federal Court today, a Western Australian labour hire company has been found to have discriminated against a worker because of his age.