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Australia: Commission hears more price-fixing claims

 |  July 29, 2015

Fears of prosecution over price-fixing forced a Canberra scaffolding contractor to leave enterprise bargaining talks with the construction union, the royal commission has heard.

Petar Josifoski, director of MPR Scaffolding, told the royal commission into unions on Wednesday the CFMEU allegedly told a meeting of Canberra scaffolders that a similar price deal had already been struck in other construction sectors.

The commission has previously heard allegations the CFMEU had set flat rates for Canberra concreters working on commercial buildings.

Full content: The Canberra Times

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