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CFMEU loses appeal over 'Boral bans'

The CFMEU has lost an appeal to have secondary boycott proceedings over alleged bans on Boral delayed until after the hearing of blackmail charges against union leaders John Setka and Shaun Reardon.

Social warfare intensifies CUB dispute

Union members are targeting official Carlton & United Breweries' Facebook pages with a series of critical posts as part of an ongoing campaign over the sacking of maintenance workers at CUB's main Victorian brewery.


$60,000 fine for pay-docking protest

The Federal Court has imposed a $61,000 fine on the CFMEU, senior official Joe McDonald and workers at a Perth construction site after a walkout to protest being docked four hours' pay for starting work less than 30 minutes late after a union meeting.

$53,000 penalty for CFMEU's "conspicuous" civil disobedience

A court has today fined the CFMEU's construction and general division and three organisers more than $50,000 for their "conspicuous public display of civil disobedience" when they orchestrated an unlawful walk out at a $105 million development project in support of a sacked delegate.

Court orders time-out at Games venue

The Federal Court has issued an interim injunction that restricts the CFMEU to convening no more than one union meeting a week for building workers engaged by subcontractors on a Commonwealth Games construction project on Queensland's Gold Coast.

CFMEU's "Armageddon" threat coercive: Court

The Federal Court has found that the CFMEU unlawfully coerced construction joint venturers when it threatened to take industrial action on a "national scale" and bring about "Armageddon" if they sought to enforce an anti-strike order.

Construction major wins order to halt further stoppages

Lend Lease has secured an order to prevent further industrial action at a strife-torn hospital construction site until the project's scheduled completion in August, but the FWC has stopped short of finding that the CFMEU and CEPU organised workers to walk off the job.


Defence workers vote down agreement for second time

Department of Defence civilian employees have again rejected a proposed enterprise agreement, with almost 55% voting down an offer that included a 6% pay rise over three years.