The Federal Court has imposed a $2,500 fine on CFMEU construction and general division national secretary Dave Noonan, over unlawful conduct that halted work at Perth's $1.2 billion children's hospital project in 2013.
The FWC's termination of industrial action in the Victorian electricity industry took into account that it could "almost immediately" affect generators that regularly meet more than half of the state's power supply.
The prospect of Qube Logistics and Patrick Stevedores pursuing the MUA over bans on loading and unloading containers at Port Botany remains alive despite the companies' failure to start proceedings during a Federal Court hearing this morning.
Qube Logistics has today taken the first steps toward pursuing about 30 employees over bans on loading and unloading containers at the Port Botany facility of its half-owned operation, Patrick Stevedores.
FWC Deputy President Anna Booth told Patrick and the MUA today that she is prepared to sit until midnight next Wednesday to hear and determine the stevedore's application for s418 orders to halt alleged industrial action at its Port Botany container terminal, while the company claims it will pursue the union for losses of up to half a million dollars a day.