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BUSSQ appoints new chair

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
... BUSSQ board failed to come to a decision over whether it should merge with Cbus, with Master Builders Queensland and the CFMEU unable to agree on the matter. This resulted in three directors, representing Master Builders Queensland, stepping down from ...

Cbus director wins trustee award

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2019
... the construction industry as a labourer and managed union sites in Melbourne. He is currently national secretary of the CFMEU for the construction and general division. Cbus chief executive David Atkin said through Noonan's stewardship Cbus is on track ...

Cbus Royal Commission findings impact industry

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JAN 2016
... funds. In his scathing final report, Commissioner Dyson Heydon said the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union's (CFMEU) heavy membership at industry super fund Cbus would have influenced three fund executives to secretly release confidential ...

Cbus responds to Royal Commission allegations

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 SEP 2015
... Commission, to uncover their activities," Cbus' submission said. "The Commission's key whistleblower with respect to the CFMEU, Mr [Brian] Fitzpatrick, has given evidence, accepted as reliable by the Commission in its Interim Report, that Ms Butera and ...

Pressure mounts on Cbus in Royal Commission

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 8 SEP 2015
... Counsel Assisting allege Atkin agreed to provide the details because the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) was running a campaign to recover superannuation arrears for its members. Atkin has previously denied that allegation. However ...

Cbus chief executive answers Royal Commission

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUN 2015
... the superannuation fund releasing members' personal information to the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU). Presenting as a witness at the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption today, Atkin was questioned by ...

Cbus delivered last blow before RC interim report

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 NOV 2014
... address the fact that Ms Butera and Ms Zanatta were members of senior management, who held views so strongly supportive of the CFMEU that they were unable to look after the interests of Cbus and its members. "It is likely that these prejudicial views ...

Cbus executive denies perjury allegation

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 18 NOV 2014
... role in the improper release of member information to an official of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU). In a responding submission, Butera's solicitor denied this: "It is submitted generally that Butera did not intentionally ...

Cbus employees accused of perjury

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  MONDAY, 3 NOV 2014
... basis, across a whole range of tasks, and would rub off on to the staff they are supposed to be leading." He said Cbus and CFMEU have a 'symbiotic relationship', and that this creates a "significant risk of conflict of interest." "If Cbus is to recruit ...

Cbus sacks alleged leaker, plans governance review

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 24 OCT 2014
... Cbus employee allegedly responsible for leaking member information to the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) has been sacked, according to Cbus chief executive David Atkin. Appearing at a hearing for the Royal Commission into Trade ...
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