CFMEU fined $1.25m

THE militant Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union has been fined $1.25 million for a mixture of civil and criminal contempt offences on the sites of construction giant Grocon in 2012.


The fines against the CFMEU, handed down today by Justice Anthony Cavanough in the Supreme Court in Melbourne, constitute some of the heaviest penalties levied against a union


.The CFMEU was found to be in contempt for a series of blockades it instituted on the Emporium site in Melbourne’s CBD and at two other Grocon sites.

via CFMEU fined $1.25m over Melbourne Grocon protests | The Australian.

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