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CFMEU entry breaches attract $132,000 fine

The CFMEU and five of its officials have been fined $132,000 for "disrespectful" right of entry contraventions at three construction sites in Adelaide in 2014.

Right of entry dispute runs out of gas

The FWC has knocked back an application for orders preventing three union officials entering the Ichthys LNG project, as well as the organisation of combined union meetings on site.

FWC clarifies union officials' right of entry

Right of entry permit holders can't hold discussions with employees in the workplace before or after work because it creates "uncertainty" around employee and employers' rights and obligations and increased the likelihood of disputes, the FWC has found.

CFMEU considering challenge to rejection of permits

The FWC has decried the "normalisation" of a culture of lawlessness within the CFMEU, in decisions refusing two officials' applications for entry permits after they failed the "fit and proper person" test, but granting entry rights to another organiser who allegedly threatened to start a Boral-style "war" against a major construction company.



"Croc-hunter" escapes penalty net

Two CFMEU officials, including one posing as croc-hunter Steve Irwin during a construction site visit, are no longer personally liable for $47,000 in fines, after a full Federal Court found the FWBC "pursued" them "under an inappropriate statutory regime".

Union loses bid to access Port Hedland tug crew

The FWC has revoked an order granting the AIMPE access to crucial documents that might provide the basis for entry rights for discussions with tug crew members engaged as "partners" serving BHP Billiton's iron ore export operations at Port Hedland.