The CFMEU notes that the report of the Royal Commission released today contains a number of findings relating to CFMEU officials with recommendations that matters be referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions and other agencies.
The Royal Commission is not a court of law and does not exercise judicial power.
Its interim report makes no specific recommendations for legislative change and does not make any findings of corruption against any CFMEU official.
Bad Santa: Abbott delivers increase in unemployment with no drop in level of 457 visas this Christmas
The Abbott Government is ending the year by delivering another increase in unemployment levels, yet no corresponding decrease in 457 visas.
Today's ABS labour force data shows national unemployment reached a 14 year high of 6.3 per cent.
Yesterday, Immigration Department figures revealed the rate of 457 visas has remained steady despite rising unemployment and weak jobs growth.
There were 109,830 visa workers in Australia at the end of September 2014, almost the same number as a year before (110,280) when the labour market was stronger.
The number of workers in Australia on 457 visas has remained steady despite rising unemployment and weak jobs growth, according to today's figures from the Immigration Department.
The figures revealed:
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