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March 2018


Unions Are Not Above The Law

Australia’s most senior union official has once again declared that she believes unions are above the law. Speaking on ABC television last night, the ACTU Secretary Sally McManus said “If a law is unjust or if it’s unfair, it is OK in some circumstances to not follow it… It’s a basic principle that people have […]

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CFMEU fined again for building-site lawlessness

In yet another example of the endemic lawlessness of the CFMEU the Federal Court has today handed down fines totalling $817,500 against the union and its officials after they were found to have illegally shut down two major Brisbane worksites in 2013.

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February 2018


Bill Shorten Will Bend To Union Bosses

Figures released by the Australian Electoral Commission show 10 million reasons why Bill Shorten is beholden to his union masters.

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Minister Laundy encourages end to Oaky Creek dispute

Minister for Small and Family Business, the Workplace and Deregulation, Craig Laundy, welcomed news that miners at Glencore’s Oaky Creek mine in Queensland will be returning to work.

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January 2018


Strong action to recover workers’ entitlements

The Australian Government remains committed to taking strong action against employers who fail to meet their employment entitlement obligations, even in insolvency, through its Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) Recovery Program.

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