Coalition to use Labor's planned expulsion of John Setka to crack down on unions

Anthony Albanese says CFMMEU boss’s views are ‘incompatible’ with party but signalled Labor would fight government’s laws

The Coalition is preparing to use the push to remove Victorian unionist John Setka from the Labor party to pressure the Senate to pass laws further punishing unions for breaching laws that restrict industrial action.

The move comes as a new paper from the Centre for Future Work argues unions should not abandon political campaigns because rebuilding membership will not be possible without laws granting stronger labour rights.

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Source: The Guardian
Coalition to use Labor's planned expulsion of John Setka to crack down on unions