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Aggrieved parties still circling MUA over bans on Sydney docks

The prospect of Qube Logistics and Patrick Stevedores pursuing the MUA over bans on loading and unloading containers at Port Botany remains alive despite the companies' failure to start proceedings during a Federal Court hearing this morning.


CPSU walkouts at DHS to begin next week

The CPSU is ramping-up its campaign to break a bargaining deadlock at the Department of Human Services, with rolling stoppages set to start next week, but the department anticipates the effect of the union's action will be "minimal".

I will not keep my head down: ACTU's McManus

New ACTU secretary Sally McManus has defended her support for unionists to break "unjust laws", arguing the ability to strike is a "human right" and that Australia is out of step with international labour conventions.


Unions knowingly involved in wildcat strike: Court

The Federal Court has found that while AMWU, CFMEU and AWU organisers did not "instruct", "advise" or "encourage" employees at a Victorian paper mill to walk off the job for three days, they and the unions were knowingly involved in the unlawful strikes.

CFMEU finalises day for national protest against ABCC

The CFMEU will stage a national protest over the re-establishment of the ABCC next week as part of its broader campaign against the Turnbull Government's workplace reform agenda.

CUB and ETU give their accounts of labour hire dispute

Carlton & United Breweries and the ETU in submissions to a Senate inquiry have provided conflicting accounts of last year's dispute over the use of labour hire employees at the company's Abbotsford brewery.

$1,000 individual fines for building workers

The Federal Court has imposed $1,000 individual penalties on 19 workers who stymied a concrete pour when they unlawfully walked off a Perth construction site.

FWC permits ABCC to rely on evidence of CFMEU pattern of conduct

The FWC will allow the ABCC to include material the CFMEU claims is prejudicial in its application to axe the entry permits of three officials who allegedly abused their rights when they visited Lend Lease sites in 2014.