2020-12-05 02:47:27

Coalition targets CFMEU and says it will introduce laws to allow break-up of unions

Industrial relations law currently prevents one part of a registered organisation leaving five years after mergingThe Australian government will introduce a law to make it easier for parts of an amalgamated union to disaffiliate, in a move targeting the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union.Speaking to reporters in Brisbane on Saturday, the attorney general and industrial relations minister, Christian Porter, said the announcement was meant to help “good, hard-working members of unions [who] get stuck inside a union that may not be working in their best interest”. Conti