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CFMEU boss slams ‘fake tradies’ at Melbourne protest which shut down construction industry

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CFMEU boss John Setka has blasted ‘fake tradies’ and ‘man-baby Nazis’ who sparked violent scenes outside union headquarters – prompting Daniel Andrews to shut down the entire industry for two weeks. 

Hundreds of workers in hi-vis vests gathered outside the union’s head office in Melbourne on Monday to protest against mandatory Covid-19 vaccine requirements, which come into effect for the construction industry later this week. 

The protest turned violent as demonstrators clashed with Mr Setka and other union officials, hurling abuse and projectiles and smashing glass windows.  

Mr Setka is furious 300,000 construction staff state-wide have lost work because of the actions of ‘fake tradies’ at the protest, describing them as ‘scum of…



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