The Australian Border Force has made 40 detections of products laced with deadly asbestos so far this year, a threefold increase on 2015-2016 figures.
The Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union has labeled the shock announcement today by Carter Holt Harvey that it would close its Morwell softwood mill within three months and make 160 worke
Six thousand jobs in the Latrobe Valley remain on the line despite the Australian Government putting anti-dumping tariffs on Indonesian paper imports last week.
On Wednesday April 5th 2017 members walked off the job for 24 hours in their fight for better pay, conditions and consultation.
By Jodie Bruton The Border Mail
Malcolm Turnbull's announcement of the abolition of the 457 Visa scheme will not end the rorting of temporary work visas according to the CFMEU.
A mass meeting this week of Tasmanian timber workers from sawmilling, processing, pulp and paper and the retail sector of the industry voted to campaign against the Governments proposed Forestr
The CFMEU welcomes SA Premier Jay Weatherill’s announcement that there will be a Coroner’s Inquiry into the workplace death of construction worker Jorge Castillo-Riffo, and an inquiry into
Jorge Castillo-Riffo died on the morning of November 27 2014. He had been working on the RAH construction site, and was discovered in a scissor lift, crushed against a ledge.
Malcolm Turnbull's new building laws will make it harder for our kids to get apprenticeships and mean more 457 visa workers on our construction sites.
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