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50 individuals set to be fined for unlawful walkout

More than 50 construction workers are facing penalties after the Federal Court found they took unlawful strike action when they attended a CFMEU rally at a Perth children's hospital construction site in 2013, but the union says the case is a complete "farce".

Extending representative orders to future picketers a step too far

The Victorian Supreme Court took the "serious step" of imposing a representative order on individuals involved in an unlawful blockade at a Geelong oil refinery early this month, but extending it to encompass future participants would go beyond the terms of any previous such order, according to the judge in the case.

FWC brokers end to refinery strike

A seven-day strike at a Victorian oil refinery has ended, after it won two court orders to stop pickets and the FWC brokered a return to work.

FWC orders end to strikes at Lend Lease sites

The FWC has banned hundreds of subcontractor workers at six Lend Lease projects in Queensland from taking unlawful industrial action in support of protected strikes by two dozen of the construction giant's direct employees.

FWC explains decision to terminate industrial action at airports

The FWC terminated protected action at airports because suspension would have provided a "non-permanent conclusion" to the long-running bargaining dispute between the CPSU and the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

FWC terminates DIBP industrial action

The Fair Work Commission has terminated industrial action at the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, opening the door to the arbitration of a new agreement after a bargaining deadlock of almost three years.


Construction cop drops part of case against CFMEU's Parker

The FWBC has dropped a substantial part of its case against NSW CFMEU leaders it is accusing of unlawfully entering a $65 million construction project based on "unfounded immigration and superannuation concerns".

Uniline claims are wrong, says APS Commissioner

Australian Public Service Commissioner John Lloyd has responded to reports that APS agencies "mismanaged" the bargaining process in the wake of the FWC's recent Uniline decision on bargaining notices.

Tribunal temporarily halts waterfront in-sourcing

The Fair Work Commission has granted an interim order to stop DP World from requiring its stevedores at the Port of Melbourne to take on the new task of mooring and un-mooring ships.