Government talking with CFMEU about new work laws

The Queensland government is in discussions with the CFMEU about adding negligence offences to industrial laws, in the wake of the death of two men at a Brisbane construction site and the death of four people at Dreamworld.

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace is conducting an audit of Queensland Workplace Health and Safety processes and systems.

Spokesperson for the CFMEU Andrew Ramsay says the laws being proposed will improve processes and have far more meaning to workers than the current legislation.


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