Michelle Landry claims bullying by CFMEU

Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry has made allegations union bullying and threats made towards her family.

Landry said on Tuesday that she, her daughter and son-in-law had all been harassed by members of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union during her political campaign last year.

Landry said her family members had quit their jobs in Blackwater and left town since then, APN reported.

“I haven’t come out and said anything about it previously because they were still living there,” she said.

“It was dreadful. I'm the one doing the job, I'm the public figure. They shouldn't be picking on your family.”

Landry said she was not against the unions, “but they shouldn’t be pushing their ideals down other people’s necks.

CFMEU district secretary Steven Smyth said he was surprised by the allegations.

“We fight against bullying everyday and do not condone it, so we’re actually really offended by her comments,” he said.

Image: APN

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