The ACCC commenced proceedings against the CFMEU
in November 2014 alleging secondary boycott conduct in breach of section 45D of the CCA.
Keeping him in the job would have "seriously undermined the Coalition's continued political assaults on the 'lawbreaking' CFMEU
," the paper said.
While supportive of the concept of transitioning the economy away from coal, Van der Meulen from the CFMEU
, is far from hopeful.
Workers will walk off mines for their own health," CFMEU
Queensland District President Steve Smyth said.
See also: Victoria v CFMEU
 FCAFC 160,  (Kenny J).
See further CFMEU
v Endeavour Coal Pty Ltd  FCAFC 76 at  per Bromberg J.
Table 2: Union Campaigns Showcased at 2012 Congress(28) CPSU, public service MUA, Chevron * NUW, poultry workers NTEU, Indigenous employment * United Voice, childcare workers * AUE, public school funding * AWU, Rio Tinto Bell Bay * CPSA, equal pay * TCFUA, outworkers ANF (Vic), nursing rates AIEU, teachers * NSWNA, nurse: patient ratio * TWU, safe rates in trucking QCU, rights' charter * FSU and ASU, offshoring * Unions NSW, local union councils * AMWU, local manufacturing TWU, safe skies CFMEU
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There are, however, regional variations within sections of the mining and energy division of the CFMEU
, with some sectors strongly supportive of a mid green or progressive transition away from polluting industries.
Statements made by the Court in Breckler and CFMEU
may provide another possible avenue for disposing of the constitutional question without considering 'judicial power' in detail.
25) There was indeed a sea of yellow within the Great Hall as seemingly every delegate was in attendance and in a T shirt provided by the CFMEU
And if unions are covered, is it a $100,000 cap for the entire union movement, or does each union (eg CPSU, Unions Tas, AEU, HACSU, CFMEU
, AWU among many others) get a $100,000 cap?
When Turnbull attacked the construction industry union, the CFMEU
, last Tuesday for negotiating a large pay increase for its workers, Shorten offered a dead bat, saying: "Ultimately, what employers and employees negotiate is their business.