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Unions' right of entry in Coalition sights

The re-elected Turnbull government will pursue changes to workplace laws covering union right of entry, according to Employment Minister Michaelia Cash.


CFMEU accuses FWBC of smear campaign

The CFMEU has accused the FWBC of allowing a quest to "demonise" it get in the way of proper court processes following the watchdog's announcement that it has filed action against the union over alleged abuse of Gorgon LNG project workers.

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.

"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 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.