The latest quarterly report from Australian Building and Construction Commission shows that in total the regulator has wasted around half-a-million taxpayer dollars on frivolous court action in the infamous 'cup of tea' case.
The CFMEU National Construction Secretary has raised serious questions about the Attorney General’s links to a prominent Perth builder and Liberal Party donor who a judge described as having a ‘blind hatred’ for the CFMEU which contributed to significant safety breaches.
The CFMEU National Construction Secretary has slammed the ABCC for targeting dozens of Queensland workers with $42,000 fines in a dispute over flags while ignoring the crisis in confidence enveloping the Australian construction industry.
The Union had a huge victory recently after one of our new delegates was targeted for his union activity and sacked by his employer. The Union lodged an urgent application with the Federal Court and we were granted a hearing a few days later.
THE QUEENSLAND Police Service owes taxpayers an explanation as to why they are wasting vast sums of money and police time pursuing half-baked actions against union organisers through the court system, the CFMEU said.
Business leaders on bloated executive salaries have been slammed for their hypocritical claims that Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s pledge to boost the minimum wage to a living wage “would take Australia backwards”.