The start of the year has highlighted the fight the CFMEU has on its hands to defend your conditions against the concerted push by big business and...
Lend Lease’s latest attempt to stop CFMEU delegate Peter Genovese returning to work at Barangaroo has failed.
The Fair Work Commission has rejected Lend Lease’s bid to appeal its original decision to order Genovese’s return to work at Barangaroo on January 28.
Originally stood down by Lend Lease on March 26 last year, Genovese, with the CFMEU’s support, has been fighting since the middle of 2014 for his right to return to work.
Yesterday’s decision should mark the end of the saga.
Genovese says he is “glad to know that part of my life is over”.
Staff at Taree’s hospital have been exposed to asbestos in the workplace for the past 10 years.
Hunter New England Health today agreed to send a letter to all those potentially affected by the exposure during a hearing in at the NSW Industrial Relations Commission today.
The health authority also agreed to work with the CFMEU (Construction Division) NSW Branch and workers over the remediation of asbestos and the safe removal of asbestos from the Manning Hospital site.
The Lidcombe office will be open on the fixed RDO from 8am-5pm.