Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union

Type: Organization
Name: Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Premier pushed on Wallarah mine promise

NEW Premier Mike Baird has been urged to honour an election promise that his predecessor failed to keep and block the Wallarah mine proposed near Wyong. NEW Premier Mike Baird has been urged to honour an election promise that his predecessor failed to ... [Published Newcastle Herald - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

BHP train drivers give up on wage hike (The West Australian)

, 11:01 amA group of 250 Pilbara train drivers for BHP Billiton have endorsed a union wage deal that does not guarantee them annual pay rises.In a sign the heat has come out of the resource sector, the workers caved in to employer demands for annual ... [Published West Australian - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Coalition’s new construction code a ‘covert move towards WorkChoices' | World news

The Coalition has unveiled tough compulsory conditions for construction companies tendering for government work in a move unions say is a “covert” attempt to move back to the old WorkChoices regime.The employment minister, Eric Abetz, said the new code ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Questions over government knowledge of forestry jobs threat

16/04/2014 , 8:51 AM byThe State Opposition has questioned whether the government knew before the election that Forestry SA is looking to slash job numbers.The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union says Forestry SA advised at a meeting ... [Published ABC Online - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

CFMEU faces further allegations

THE Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union is gearing up for another day in court, with Fair Work Building and Construction alleging the union encouraged work stoppages at a Brisbane construction site. ... [Published Construction Industry News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

Daniel Andrews a CFMEU rep: Abetz

EMPLOYMENT Minister Eric Abetz has accused Victoria's opposition leader of being beholden to the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU). ... [Published Herald Sun - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 6 reports

Union inquiry to probe slush funds

Royal commission hearings into the unions will begin in Sydney before a former High Court judge. Source: AAPA ROYAL commission into trade union governance and corruption will look at how well and lawfully the organisations are governed, and won't assume ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Royal Commission into trade union corruption begins

Topics: prime, royal commission into trade unions»Related Items» Round two of hearing into Salvation Army abuse failures» Opinion: Pell's legacy will be his skill at avoiding blame» Raising minimum wage an "unnecessary risk"» No evidence to back bringing ... [Published Surat Basin Online - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

CFMEU back in court

JUST days after receiving a $1.25 million fine for blockading Melbourne construction sites, the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union is facing two further actions before the court. ... [Published Construction Industry News - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Lend Lease slams CFMEU

Lend Lease chief executive Steve McCann has called Australia the worst country for industrial relations in the world in the aftermath of 21 attempted impromptu CFMEU safety audits on the builder’s sites on Tuesday, The Australian Financial Review rep ... [Published Business Spectator - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 3 reports

Union cops $1.2m fine over Vic blockade

Australia's biggest construction union has been hit with an "unprecedented" $1.25 million fine for illegally blocking workers from Melbourne building sites.The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) was fined and ordered to pay costs ... [Published Brisbane Times - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

CFMEU fined $1.25m

(01:36)Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) is fined more than a million dollars for its illegal blockade of the Melbourne Emporium building site in August and September 2012. 31/ ... [Published Melbourne Age - Mar 31 2014]

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"The CFMEU asked me if I was available and I didn't see there was likely to be any conflict, and I was available so I was happy to accept the brief."
"At the end of the day, workers determine whether there is sufficient comfort in the agreement without the guaranteed increases" Mr Wood said
The employment minister, Eric Abetz, said the new code would "restore the rulerule of law and fairness to Australia’s construction sector" because it reversed the previous Labor government’s changes which he said were made to appease the "extreme" Construction Forestry Mining and Energy...

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Premier pushed on Wallarah mine promise [Published Newcastle Herald - 3 hours ago]
Forestry SA cuts may hit Wirrabara [Published Flinders News - Apr 23 2014]
'No conflic't as Agius sides with union (The We... [Published West Australian - Apr 21 2014]
BHP train drivers give up on wage hike (The Wes... [Published West Australian - Apr 21 2014]
Coalition’s new construction code a ‘covert mov... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]
Coalitions new construction code a covert move ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
Paxton tragedy: The Hunter's history of mining ... [Published Newcastle Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Citigroup says worker safety a focus for invest... [Published Canberra Times - Apr 16 2014]
Miners helpless as Paxton fall kills mates [Published Melbourne Age - Apr 16 2014]
Miner was worried about being underground [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Wollongong Coal mine roof collapse delays opera... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 16 2014]
Final push for solar thermal [Published Port Augusta Transcontinental - Apr 16 2014]
Two die in NSW coal mine collapse [Published Business Spectator - Apr 16 2014]
Questions over government knowledge of forestry... [Published ABC Online - Apr 16 2014]
Talks planned on union's Forestry SA jobs concern [Published Prime 7 - Apr 15 2014]
Union food fight brews (The West Australian) [Published West Australian - Apr 15 2014]
Federal Court finds agreement scope clauses can... [Published Lexology - Apr 15 2014]
CFMEU faces further allegations [Published Construction Industry News - Apr 14 2014]
Port Augusta power company urged to transform o... [Published ABC Online - Apr 14 2014]
Daniel Andrews a CFMEU rep: Abetz [Published Herald Sun - Apr 12 2014]
Daniel Andrews a CFMEU rep: Abetz [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 12 2014]
Don’t blame bosses for “donating” to slush fund... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 12 2014]
FWBC tackles lawlessness [Published Construction Industry News - Apr 11 2014]
Dyson Heydon's biggest challenge is dealing wit... [Published Brisbane Times - Apr 09 2014]
Royal commission is not out to abolish trade un... [Published Brisbane Times - Apr 09 2014]
ACT assembly rejects Liberal Alistair Coe's cal... [Published Canberra Times - Apr 09 2014]
Illawarra developer StromCorp sued over debts [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 09 2014]
Union inquiry opens in Sydney [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 09 2014]
The honest have have nothing to fear at Royal C... [Published Warwick Daily News - Apr 09 2014]
Union inquiry to probe slush funds [Published Townsville Bulletin - Apr 09 2014]
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