The media has recently been reporting about a wave of walkouts planned by union members over the Turnbull government’s new laws.

Recently the Senate waved through a bill fast tracking the controversial rules limiting union influence on government funded sites such as roads, schools and hospitals.

It is estimated that around 3000 construction companies have a few months to replace their union friendly agreements before they become eligible to attain lucrative federal contracts again.

The CFMEU’s plans were blasted by employment minister Michaelia Cash who said they prove why tougher laws are necessary.

Read more at: http://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace-relations/industry-will-stop-wave-of-protests-to-hit-construction-sites-20170215-gue2v2.html

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