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Latest news: CFMEU

CFMEU accuses ACT Government of neglecting public housing

The CFMEU ACT branch has called for the ACT Government to in-source public housing maintenance and guarantee acceptable living conditions.

CFMEU: ‘Time for talk is over’ in ACT developer regulation

A long-drawn-out discussion paper for a developer regulation scheme has been published by the ACT Government today, but the CFMEU says “the time for talk is over”.

ACT Government increases pay for GSOs

Canberra’s lowest-paid General Service Officers (GSOs) will receive a more than $17,000 pay rise over three years.

Unions hold protest outside ACT Legislative Assembly

Hundreds of members of the CFMEU and the UWU held a protest outside the ACT Legislative Assembly against the government’s latest wage offer.

Labor MLA: ACT Government ‘dragging its feet’ on developer licensing

ACT Labor backbencher Michael Pettersson and Zach Smith from CFMEU are both waiting for the ACT Government and Minister Vassarotti to stop "dragging their feet" over a property licensing scheme.

March on ACT Legislative Assembly and strikes threatened

General service officers (GSOs) will march on the ACT Legislative Assembly next month if the ACT Government does not increase their pay.

GSO leaders to decide on action against ACT Government

General service officers and unions will meet in Dickson today to call for higher wages from the ACT Government.

CFMEU calls for higher wages for ACT’s lowest-paid workers

Unions want the ACT Government to increase pay for general service officers – cleaners, construction workers – Canberra's working poor.

Victoria construction industry shut down for two weeks

Victoria's construction industry will be shut down for two weeks and workers will be required to be vaccinated before they return to sites. 

Hostile protest turns violent at CFMEU in Melbourne

Glass bottles have been pelted at the Melbourne headquarters of the CFMEU as a protest against mandatory vaccines turned ugly.

Construction workers protest mandatory jab at CFMEU

Hundreds of construction workers have stormed their union's headquarters in Melbourne, protesting against new mandatory vaccination rules.

Tradies protest vaccine mandate in Victoria

Construction workers have blocked a road in Melbourne in a protest against the state government's coronavirus restrictions for the industry. 

Vaccine mandate for Victorian construction workers

Victorian construction workers have a week to get vaccinated to keep their jobs, as the state tries to slow the spread of COVID-19.

CFMEU backs Victorian construction workers with vaccine concerns

Victoria construction workers who don't want to be vaccinated due to "genuine concerns" should be respected, a union says.

Charges dropped against ACT construction union

Criminal cartel charges against the construction union and ACT branch secretary Jason O'Mara have been dropped three years after being laid.