Gary Ponzio v Maxim Electrical Services Pty Ltd

Applicant: ABCC Inspector Gary Ponzio

Respondent(s):  Maxim Electrical Services (Aust) Pty Ltd

Date filed:  2 August 2005

Court Findings:

The Federal Court of Australia found Maxim Electrical Services (Vic) Pty Ltd (Maxim) contravened s.187AA of the Workplace Relations Act by making strike payments to workers who had walked off sites located at 173 and 183 City Road, Melbourne and 100 Cavanagh Street, Southbank on 5 August 2003 following an unrelated death in the industry.

Court Outcome:

On 17th May 2006 Justice Ryan imposed a penalty of $900 on Maxim.

view the reported case at: http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/FCA/2006/579.html