76 WA CFMEU members on trial for attending local jobs rally; Face $10,000 fines
FWBC/ABCC escalates attack on workers' rights
On February 28 2013 a community rally took place on the grounds of the WA Premier’s Office. 12 months later, akin to being dragged from their homes in the middle of the night, 76 workers woke up to find they had been CHARGED with a ‘serious’ offence. Why were they charged almost a year later?
The WA branch of the CFMEU has led the push to spread the benefits of the state's mining boom to local companies and kids starting out in the workforce