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ACCC examining "cartel conduct" in ACT

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has revealed it is investigating "serious allegations" of cartel conduct in the ACT that have been aired in the Heydon Royal Commission, while police have charged a royal commission witness with perjury.

TWU-Toll deal doesn't contravene competition laws: ACCC

The ACCC won't pursue side-deeds under which the TWU agreed to "audit" transport giant Toll Holdings' major competitors and the company directed up to $150,000 a year to the union’s training company.

Ban agreement clauses that inhibit use of contractors: Lawyer

A leading silk has told a gathering of major employers that the federal government should adopt the Harper competition review's recommendation to outlaw agreement clauses that limit employers' use of contractors and labour hire employees.

CFMEU to go to trial over alleged boycott next year

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's secondary boycott case against the CFMEU construction and general division's Victorian branch has been set down for a six-week trial in September next year.

ACCC still looking at Toll/TWU allegations

The ACCC is continuing investigations into allegations aired in the Heydon Royal Commission of anti-competitive conduct by the Transport Workers Union and Toll Holdings.

ACCC secondary boycott prosecutions in the spotlight

FWBC advisory board chair John Lloyd says he is "surprised" the ACCC does not have enough evidence to launch a prosecution against the CFMEU for taking secondary boycott action against concrete supplier Boral.