Director of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate v Supernova Contractors Pty Ltd & Anor
Court file number: BRG327/2012
Applicant: Director of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate
Respondent(s): Supernova Contractors Pty Ltd and Steven Paul Long
Date filed: 13 April 2012
Alleged breach: Breach of Order
- On 9 October 2012, the Federal Magistrates Court imposed a penalty of $1,980 on Mr Steven Long and further $9,900 on Supernova Contractors Pty Ltd. Written reasons were received on 8 November 2012.
Director, Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate v Supernova Contractors Pty Ltd & Anor  FMCA 935 (9 October 2012)
The Director, Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate alleges that the Director of Supernova Contractors Pty Ltd, Steven Paul Long, misrepresented one employee as an independent contractor.
Prior to his engagement, the employee was told that Supernova only engages independent contractors and that he would need an ABN, which he obtained.