Category Archives: General News

Campaign to disrupt sites on ‘CFMEU RDOs’

Campaign to disrupt sites on ‘CFMEU RDOs’
The CFMEU is currently engaged in a campaign to disrupt sites on days that are scheduled RDOs under the CFMEU Pattern EBA 2016-2018. The campaign appears to be in response to the growing number of contractors who are entitled to, and do, work on ... Read more
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Coalition to abolish 457 visas

Coalition to abolish 457 visas
On 18 April 2017, the Australian Government announced that the 457 visas will be abolished and replaced with a new temporary skill shortage (TSS) visa in March 2018. Existing 457 visa arrangements will be grandfathered. The TSS will consist of a ... Read more
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National Rally – 9 March 2017

National Rally – 9 March 2017
As members may be aware, the CFMEU is promoting a National Rally commencing at 10.30am on Thursday 9 March at Victorian Trades Hall. The purpose of the rally appears to be to provide a platform for the CFMEU to continue its ideological war ... Read more
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Picnic Day

Picnic Day
Members are reminded that for those covered by Industry EBA 2011-2015 or the CFMEU Pattern EBA 2016-2018, this year’s Picnic Day falls on 5 December (12 December for those within 25km area from Mildura). Employees who would have otherwise worked ... Read more
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