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CFMMEU cops $554,600 penalty for coercive worksite protests
Employment 2021-12-01 9:46 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The CFMMEU and two of its officers have been hit with a $554,600 penalty for allegedly using the union’s “covert industrial muscle” to pressure a […]

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Barrister’s arguments on constitutional issue in CFMEU case ‘the wrong way around’, judge says
Employment 2020-06-16 10:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has rejected a bid by the CFMEU to pause a trial brought by two sacked union officials while the court gives the country’s […]

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‘I didn’t come down in the last shower’: Judge trashes barristers’ submissions in CFMEU whistleblower trial
Employment 2020-05-20 11:33 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has scrapped overly-long written submissions by barristers in proceedings brought by two CFMEU whistleblowers and replaced them with an extra day of oral […]

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Court slashes record $2.5M fine against CFMMEU over two-day strike
Employment 2019-04-05 11:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has reimposed penalties against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union, its NSW branch and nine officials for unlawful industrial action […]

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CFMMEU admits to Fair Work breaches in strike against Boral subsidiary
Employment 2019-01-22 9:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union has admitted to contravening the Fair Work Act by taking industrial action against a subsidiary of building […]

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Judge wants ‘something to happen’ in slow-moving CFMMEU whistleblower case
Employment 2018-08-31 11:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge on Friday bemoaned the slow progress of an unfair dismissal suit brought against the CFMMEU by two whistleblowers, telling lawyers at a hearing […]

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CFMEU ‘bleeding dry’ two union whistleblowers, lawyer says
Employment 2018-06-19 1:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A lawyer for two sacked CFMEU officials has accused Australia’s biggest union of “bleeding dry” his whistleblower clients after it vowed in court Tuesday to […]

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CFMEU appeals ‘flawed’ $2.5M penalty over strike
Employment 2018-05-31 8:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A ruling imposing a record $2.5 million fine against the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union had “fundamental flaws”, a lawyer for the union told the […]

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