Noel Towell The federal Labor Party could lose the support of its largest financial donor for the federal election.
Ben Cubby, Peter Hannam 'Outrageous' industrial action and the soaring dollar had priced Australia out of the market for onshore LNG projects, says Ian Macfarlane, the Coalition's resources spokesman.
Ben Schneiders This is the big test of Premier's tough talk on Victoria's building unions and construction costs.
Ben Schneiders Lend Lease faces ban from government work after signing deal with construction union.
Struggling retailers and the ailing manufacturing industry are among the loudest pleading with the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut interest rates, arguing jobs and livelihoods are at stake.
Ben Schneiders Senior policeman abruptly moved from industrial liaison role during Grocon dispute.
Clay Lucas and Ben Schneiders Workplace relations minister Bill Shorten says he takes ''at face value'' a denial by Grocon chief executive Daniel Grollo that there was any connection between his company and the Hells Angels.
Ben Schneiders, Henrietta Cook Grocon boss Daniel Grollo has attacked Australia's industrial relations regime and said he is losing hundreds of thousands of dollars a day from a near week-long picket line and a bitter dispute in...
Ben Schneiders The bitter building union dispute with Grocon has widened, with work on a major Sydney project stalled and hundreds of protesters to converge from early this morning at a picket line in the Melbourne...
Deborah Snow The leader of the construction union in New South Wales, Brian Parker, says it's "unfortunate" that Melbourne underworld figure Mick Gatto has become linked with the union's dispute in two states...
Paul Millar, Ben Schneiders and Vince Chadwick The tense stand-off between Grocon and Victoria's largest building union remains after talks last night failed to break the impasse.
Sydney Workers renovating Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art have been exposed to asbestos, the construction union says.
Ben Schneiders BUILDING industry watchdog staff will be subject to a wide-ranging inquiry after the destruction of evidence by inspectors led to the collapse of a criminal case last week.
Business groups have criticised the government after it managed to pass draft laws to scrap a Howard-era construction industry watchdog.
Australia could find itself short of fuel if Caltex shuts down its two domestic refineries, the mining union says.
Ben Schneiders Opposition Leader Tony Abbott is to be sued for defamation for an ''outrageous smear'' against a senior Victorian building union official.
Workers renovating Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art have been exposed to asbestos, the construction union says.
Clancy Yeates A POWERFUL union is flexing its muscle against the big banks, with the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union urging members to leave the big four lenders and look for a better deal.
Clay Lucas THE Department of Immigration is investigating claims that hundreds of Chinese workers on a massive iron ore project in Western Australia are being paid half what Australian workers on the site earn.
Slavery and human trafficking runs deeper than the sex industry and exists within construction, agriculture and hospitality.