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"Smash someone" threat earns entry permit suspension

The FWC has suspended the entry permit of a CFMEU official who behaved in an "aggressive and threatening manner" when he told a project manager at a construction site he wanted to "smash" someone.

CFMEU leader wins discovery of FWBC documents

The CFMEU has won a document discovery order over the withdrawn prosecution of its national secretary Michael O'Connor, in a judgment that ropes in Employment Minster Michaelia Cash.


Cost cuts roiling workforce at Colorbond plant: AWU

The AWU has warned BlueScope Steel management to be aware it is sitting on a workplace "bomb that's about to explode" with its continued cost-cutting at the NSW plant producing Colorbond products.

"P-ssed off" worker pays for "go-slow"

The FWC has found a BHP Billiton subsidiary is entitled to dock the wages of a haul truck driver who took part in an unofficial "go-slow" over stalled enterprise bargaining negotiations when he claimed he was driving gently to avoid raising dust.

CFMEU's "Armageddon" threat coercive: Court

The Federal Court has found that the CFMEU unlawfully coerced construction joint venturers when it threatened to take industrial action on a "national scale" and bring about "Armageddon" if they sought to enforce an anti-strike order.


FWC to terminate industrial action at Essential Energy

The FWC is finalising an order to terminate the ETU's industrial action at Essential Energy after it found the planned 80-hour strike would endanger the life, the personal safety or health of the population.

Essential Energy seeks suspension of 80-hour strike

Essential Energy is in the FWC seeking to suspend on safety grounds a planned 80-hour strike that starts across NSW tonight, while it has by-passed unions with a replacement agreement offer it is putting directly to its workforce.

Construction major wins order to halt further stoppages

Lend Lease has secured an order to prevent further industrial action at a strife-torn hospital construction site until the project's scheduled completion in August, but the FWC has stopped short of finding that the CFMEU and CEPU organised workers to walk off the job.