CFMEU Construction and General Division

 

QLD GOVERNMENT – BIG ON ANNOUNCEMENTS, POOR ON DELIVERY

15-Jun-2017 10:25 AM
The CFMEU welcomes the Queensland Government’s announcement that they will contribute billions of dollars towards infrastructure in 2017-2018, however the major weakness is that it provides no assurances or guarantee that Queenslanders will benefit from the spending.

UNIONS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS PLAN WEEKEND PROTESTS AT NT LABOR CONFERENCE OVER ASBESTOS AND FAILURE OF NT WORKSAFE

24-Mar-2017 11:42 AM
The CFMEU, other unions and concerned community members will be staging protests at this weekend’s NT Labor Conference at Mantra Pandanas. We will be calling for the Gunner Government to take urgent action over the ever-growing asbestos problem in the Territory and NT WorkSafe’s failure to act on safety.

GUNNER, WHAT A JOKE!

22-Mar-2017 11:45 AM
The Gunner Government’s “lifeline” for workers, who were abruptly sacked at the Darwin Inpex project last week, is nothing more than an embarrassing joke that will do absolutely nothing to get them back into work according to CFMEU Divisional Branch Secretary Michael Ravbar.

YOUNG WORKERS EXPOSED TO POTENTIAL ASBESTOS DEATH SENTENCE

17-Mar-2017 4:57 PM
Young workers are being treated like slaves and being exposed to deadly asbestos fibres while gaining practical experience for their All Trades Queensland/Beenleigh PCYC Certificate 1 in Construction, which was part of the Queensland Government’s “Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative”.

850 WORKERS SENT PACKING AS YET ANOTHER PAY DISPUTE ERUPTS BETWEEN CONTRACTORS ON THE ICHTHYS LNG PLANT

15-Mar-2017 12:44 PM
Early this morning the CFMEU received notice that Laing O’Rourke were immediately relinquishing their tanks project contract at the $34billion Ichthys LNG Plant over a pay dispute between Laing O’Rourke and Kawasaki Heavy Industries.

CFMEU AUDIT ON TENNANT CREEK DONGAS REVEAL POSITIVE ASBESTOS: GUNNER MUST ACT NOW

10-Feb-2017 3:13 PM
The CFMEU is ramping up pressure on the Northern Territory Gunner Government after further testing has proven demountable housing and debris in Tennant Creek is positive for asbestos.

MASSIVE VICTORY FOR QUEENSLAND APPRENTICES AND TRAINEES

07-Feb-2017 5:15 PM
Today a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission handed down a massive victory for the CFMEU and other building trade unions about minimum wages and conditions for Queensland Apprentices and Trainees.

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