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Slater and Gordon seeks costs for CFMEU merger objections
Employment March 14, 2018 3:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Slater and Gordon is seeking costs for defending against unsuccessful challenges brought by two industry groups to the merger of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and […]

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CFMEU, officials hit with $800k fines over work stoppages
Employment March 9, 2018 7:12 pm By Jennifer Cooke

The Construction, Forestry, Energy and Mining Union and 19 of its officials involved in a protracted dispute on two multi-million dollar building sites in Brisbane […]

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Gram Engineering wins $2M in design patent case
Intellectual Property April 24, 2018 6:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Bluescope Steel has been ordered to pay over $2 million to fencing manufacturer Gram Engineering after the Federal Court ruled Bluescope infringed Gram’s registered design […]

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FWC allows CFMEU merger to go ahead
Employment March 6, 2018 4:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Fair Work Commission has given the go-ahead to the proposed merger of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union with two other unions, a […]

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Judge slams CFMEU’s ‘deplorable record’ of law breaking
Employment February 26, 2018 8:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

The CFMEU has a “deplorable record” of breaking industrial legislation, a Federal Court judge said Monday as it slapped the union and a Victorian delegate […]

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Amaca can’t get indemnity costs over asbestos settlement
Construction February 23, 2018 8:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected Amaca’s bid for indemnity costs in a case over contributions to an asbestos class action settlement, but he did not rule […]

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Slater & Gordon slams letter in union merger bid
Employment February 21, 2018 8:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Slater and Gordon lawyer representing three unions seeking Fair Work Commission approval for a proposed tie-up, has slammed an “urgent” email from counsel at […]

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CFMEU hit with record $1M fine for secondary boycott
Competition & Consumer Protection February 14, 2018 8:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Construction, Forestry, Mining, and Energy Union has been hit with a record $1 million fine for secondary boycotts at construction sites around Melbourne, a big […]

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