As the CEPU seeks a judicial review of an ABCC decision to apply the new national building code to hundreds of SA power workers, it has flagged Australia-wide industrial unrest if other power companies seek to apply the code during EBA negotiations.
The RTBU says public bus drivers across Sydney who today wore mufti and refused to collect fares to protest privatisation plans were unaware of a NSW IRC order overnight demanding that it direct members not to engage in any form of industrial action.
The Federal Court has found CFMEU construction and general division NSW branch secretary Brian Parker intended to coerce construction giant Lend Lease to reinstate a delegate when he organised for 700 workers to walk off the major Barangaroo South job three years ago.
Striking Sydney public bus drivers are rallying at NSW Parliament this morning despite the State's IRC demanding that the RTBU call off the industrial action until at least August and immediately notify members of the consequences of staying out.
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.