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Building cop gets lumped with more costs for ‘Cup of Tea’ case against CFMMEU
Employment March 5, 2019 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Building and Construction Commission has been served another costs order after losing a case it brought against a pair of CFMMEU officials who […]

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CFMMEU abused safety officer at Qube work site, ABCC says in new action
Employment March 4, 2019 7:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Building and Construction Commission has brought a new lawsuit against the CFMMEU, alleging the union organised unlawful industrial action and verbally abused a […]

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Owners of $5.8M Eureka Tower apartment win damages for 130-week fitout delay
Construction February 28, 2019 12:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Victorian Supreme Court has awarded a couple $145,000 in damages from a construction firm that denied them access to their brand new $5.8 million […]

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Judge pauses Lendlease demolition of $729M Allianz Stadium
Construction February 27, 2019 4:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Construction giant Lendlease has been temporarily restrained from beginning major demolition work for the Allianz Stadium redevelopment in Sydney until a judge rules on two […]

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ACCC’s Sims says more cartel cases are coming
Competition & Consumer Protection February 26, 2019 8:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ACCC his hinted at what could be a record year for competition matters, with ACCC Chairman Rod Sims vowing to refer more cartel investigations […]

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Luxury Sydney retailer settles with Transport for NSW over light rail project
Construction February 22, 2019 9:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

Luxury boutique retailer Watches of Switzerland has reached a settlement in principle with Transport for NSW to resolve its case alleging damages resulting from Sydney’s […]

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“Something’s gone terribly wrong”: CIMIC slammed by class action judge
Class Actions February 19, 2019 2:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has reprimanded CIMIC Group’s preparations to defend a class action against it, saying a late attempt to file critical evidence was a sign […]

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Bechtel settles same-sex harassment suit by male worker
Employment February 18, 2019 3:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Construction giant Bechtel has reached a settlement in a lawsuit by a male worker who claims the company shrugged off his complaints of same-sex harassment […]

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First class action filed over combustible cladding
Class Actions February 15, 2019 9:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A product liability class action has been filed against the manufacturers of¬†Alucobond PE cladding, the first of what’s expected to be several lawsuits over the […]

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Right of entry ID cards would crack down on ‘militant’ union officials, O’Dwyer says
Employment February 15, 2019 4:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Government is proposing changes to right of entry rules that would require permits to be issued in photo ID format, in a bid […]

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