A powerful construction union boss has slammed 'fake tradies' who sparked violent and ugly scenes outside union headquarters which has shut down the entire industry.
Hundreds of workers in hi-vis vests walked off the job on Monday and gathered outside the CFMEU head office in Melbourne to protest against mandatory Covid-19 vaccine requirements which come into effect later this week.
The gathering turned violent as demonstrators clashed with high-profile CFMEU boss John Setka and other union officials, hurling abuse and projectiles and smashing glass windows.
The ugly scenes prompted Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews to shut down the state's $22billion industry for 14 days.
Mr Sekta is furious 300,000 construction workers have lost work because of the actions of 'fake tradies'.
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