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Created Thu 26/02/2015, Last Updated Thu 26/02/2015

A $10,200 fine for going to a march?

A $10,200 fine for going to a march?

Construction company John Holland has just issued this threat to its workers wanting to attend next week’s #March4 National Day Of Action.

The last time workers at this site attended a march for local jobs, the Fair Work Building Commission – the government body set up to harass construction workers - hit 76 of them with $10,200 fines.

Image related to EBA wages up March 1 - New EBA wage sheets
Created Fri 20/02/2015, Last Updated Mon 23/02/2015

EBA wages up March 1 - New EBA wage sheets

Industry standard EBAs contain a 5% pay rise to apply from the first pay period starting on or after March 1.

Updated EBA wage sheets are now available.

Onsite/36 hour week EBA wage sheet

Shopfitting manufacturing/Joinery EBA wage sheet

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CFMEU Secretary John Setka
Created Fri 20/02/2015, Last Updated Fri 20/02/2015

Boral CEO Mike Kane: Anti-worker, can't accept election result

(Opinion piece by CFMEU Secretary John Setka, which appeared in Australian Financial Review 20/2/15)

It seems that newspaper editors deem it highly newsworthy every time Boral CEO Mike Kane gets angry because he doesn’t get his way.