Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union

Type: Organization
Name: Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Hospital work halted

, 3:43 p.m.Critical situation: Laing O'Rourke has come under fire from CFMEU assistant state secretary Rebel Hanlon after work was delayed at Blacktown Hospital last week when a sub-contractor went bust. "This company has a lot to answer for," he said. ... [Published Blacktown Sun - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Electricity supplies under threat over Griffin coal dispute

BA dispute at Griffin Coal Mine in Collie could interrupt electricity supplies across the southern half of Western Australia.The mine's 260 production workers were told by their employer Carna Civil Mining to stop work last Thursday.According to the Construction, ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Barangaroo workers ordered back on site

More than one thousand workers have been ordered back to work at Sydney's Barangaroo construction site.The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union strike today has been deemed unlawful and the Fair Work Commission has banned the union from ... [Published Sky News Australia - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Union faces trial over work site ban

Source: News Corp Australia THE militant CFMEU faces a 20-day trial over its blockade of Grocon’s Myer Emporium site in 2012 after failing to get the court action thrown out. The Federal Court action has been brought by the building industry watchdog, ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Union official trespasses at hospital construction site

A SENIOR Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) official has been charged with alleged trespass at the $1.2 billion Perth Children’s Hospital, Nedlands about 1.25pm on July 17.Police said it was reported the man (61), of St James, wanted ... [Published InMyCommunity - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Union starts slush fund to pay fines

The Western Australian branch of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union wants its members to each pay $A200 to a new fund. Dubbed the 200 Club, the fund will pay the fines of construction workers who participate in strikes that are deemed ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fair Work takes on CFMEU

FAIR Work Building and Construction has launched legal action against the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union for allegedly coercing a company to employ a shop steward nominated by the union. ... [Published Construction Industry News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

CFMEU in bribery allegations

EVIDENCE heard yesterday by the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption accused the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union of bribery and maintaining connections with underworld figure George Alex. ... [Published Construction Industry News - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 5 reports

Union boss forced worker to quit after death threat

Source: News Limited A CONSTRUCTION union official who allegedly received a death threat from a colleague says his boss shrugged off the incident and instead turned on him to force him out of his job. Former Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Union rep in trouble over Wheatstone altercation

CLAIMS have been lodged with the Federal Court in Perth over alleged breaches of right-of-entry laws by the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union. ... [Published Construction Industry News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Commission hears CFMEU corruption evidence

RECORDINGS suggesting officials from the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union forced a Melbourne developer to hire a friend and a relative as shop stewards were heard by the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in Melbourne ... [Published Construction Industry News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 4 reports

Cbus defends member contact sharing policy

Cbus has defended its policy of releasing members' details to 'sponsoring organisations' in order to chase up arrears, following yesterday's Royal Commission hearing into the improper release of members' contact details.In yesterday's hearing in Melbourne, ... [Published Financial Standard - Jul 08 2014]

Quotes

"The safety of our workers and the community is the number one priority for Lend Lease" she said
...Energy Union (CFMEU) assistant state secretary Rebel Hanlon called on head contractor Laing O'Rourke to take full responsibility for the situation: "What's gone on in the last few days is scandalous" Mr Hanlon said
...to interact with a union about anything, that any interaction is somehow suspected of corrupt purpose," ACTU assistant secretary Tim Lyons said. "It is as if they are waging a war of extermination against unions."

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Lend Lease under investigation over roof fall [Published Bendigo Advertiser - 12 hours ago]
Hospital work halted [Published Blacktown Sun - 12 hours ago]
Disclose all contact with unions to royal commi... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 27 2014]
Electricity supplies under threat over Griffin ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 25 2014]
Union faces trial over work site ban [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 24 2014]
Barangaroo workers ordered back on site [Published Sky News Australia - Jul 24 2014]
Barangaroo protest: 1000 walk off job [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 24 2014]
Union official trespasses at hospital construct... [Published InMyCommunity - Jul 24 2014]
Strike at Sydney's Barangaroo [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 24 2014]
Employee Relations and Safety Update - July 2014 [Published Mallesons - Jul 21 2014]
Union starts slush fund to pay fines [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
Union starts slush fund to pay fines [Published West Australian - Jul 20 2014]
Forum to stress more commitment needed if plant... [Published South Coast Register - Jul 20 2014]
150 Bechtel staff set to strike at Curtis Island [Published NewsMail - Jul 19 2014]
Becthel LNG projects facing delays over Union d... [Published LNG World News - Jul 18 2014]
Fair Work takes on CFMEU [Published Construction Industry News - Jul 18 2014]
Another week another round of local job cuts [Published Singleton Argus - Jul 17 2014]
Unpaid coal mine workers suspended from site [Published ABC Online - Jul 17 2014]
Dealing with picketing: the changing landscape [Published Herbert Smith LLP - Jul 17 2014]
Senate Procurement Report: Five things Federal ... [Published Medianet - Jul 17 2014]
CFMEU in bribery allegations [Published Construction Industry News - Jul 16 2014]
Union boss forced worker to quit after death th... [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 16 2014]
Union used super details in workplace war: witness [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 15 2014]
CFMEU organiser posed as Cbus employee [Published Financial Standard - Jul 15 2014]
theinstoreport: Weekly Round-up [Published The Insto Report - Jul 15 2014]
Union boss shrugged off death threat (AAP) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 15 2014]
Union boss shrugged off death threat [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 15 2014]
Union boss shrugged off death threat [Published Northern Territory News - Jul 15 2014]
Joyce slammed for paper choice [Published Latrobe Valley Express - Jul 14 2014]
CFMEU says industrial action still an option at... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 14 2014]
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