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Boral chief an "industrial warrior", says CFMEU silk

The CFMEU wants to examine the safety record of the building supply company Boral as part of the committal hearing of blackmail charges against the union's top two officials in Victoria.


IR list for Victorian Supreme Court

The Victorian Supreme Court has established an employment and IR list to streamline case management and expedite matters coming to trial.


Company ordered to pay $1.3 in damages for bullying, harassment

A construction company - which came to the attention of the Heydon Royal Commission for paying AWU membership fees on behalf of employees, even if they were not members - has been ordered to pay $1.3 million in damages after admitting it failed to prevent a female labourer being s-xually harassed and bullied by her workmates.

Police charge CFMEU's Setka with blackmail

Victoria Police have today charged CFMEU construction and general division Victorian branch secretary John Setka and his deputy Shaun Reardon with blackmail, for allegedly pressuring concrete supplier Boral over its relationship with the builder Grocon.

Queensland to investigate "rogue" labour hire arrangements

A Queensland parliamentary inquiry will consider licensing and registration of labour hire companies as the state becomes the third jurisdiction to launch investigations into allegations of sham contracting and abuses of visa workers by labour suppliers.

Turnbull has chance to get IR bills up in Senate: Forsyth

The Turnbull Coalition Government will have a better chance of achieving its IR legislative agenda and won't need to "run dead" on IR as an Abbott Government would have in the lead-up to the next election, an IR academic has told a Canberra forum.