On 2 August 2018, the Full Court of the Federal Court issued a personal payment order against CFMMEU official Joe Myles. This is the first personal payment order issued since the High Court decided earlier this year that the Federal Court has the power to make these orders.

The order requires that Mr Myles personally pay a fine of $19,500 that was imposed due to his actions in unlawfully blocking a concrete pour on the Regional Rail Link Project in 2013.

If you would like more information about union rights of entry, please contact Ai Group’s Workplace Advice Service on 1300 55 66 77.

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