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Rebuff for ABCC bid to hold union leader responsible

The ABCC has failed in an attempt to convince a full Federal Court to deny CFMEU construction and general division Queensland branch secretary Michael Ravbar an entry permit because of his responsibility for the union's "culture of wilful disobedience".

Cash intervenes in Metcher entry permit case

Employment Minister Michaelia Cash has indicated that she will pursue domestic violence allegations against CEPU leader Jim Metcher in the Fair Work Commission.


CFMEU to seek full Federal Court hearing after High Court rebuff

The CFMEU says it will appeal to a full Federal Court over a judge's refusal to let it withdraw admissions that it was liable for right of entry contraventions by five officials at three Adelaide construction sites, after the High Court on Friday found the union inappropriately invoked its jurisdiction.

MUA wins beachhead at Gorgon LNG project

The MUA has established its right to represent one of three teams of workers it sought access to at the Gorgon LNG project's processing site, after the FWC found their principal functions "lie at the heart of a waterside worker".


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".

Court finds "informal chat" an entry breach

CFMEU officials acted improperly when they entered a construction site under the guise of just "catching up" to have an informal "chat" with employees during their lunch breaks, a court has found.

FWC member took too much account of CFMEU's sins

An FWC full bench majority has overruled a presidential member's refusal to issue an entry permit to a CFMEU organiser, saying he set a "higher bar" than usual because of the union's adverse track record.

Watchdog drops right of entry prosecution of CFMEU's Collier

The FWBC has discontinued court action against the CFMEU and official Luke Collier over alleged entry breaches at a Sydney apartment development in 2014, conceding its "poor" chance of succeeding after a full Federal Court quashed a similar case.