Fair Work Act

The FW Act is the Fair Work Act 2009.

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The ABCC has commenced proceedings against the CFMMEU and three of its officers, including WA State Secretary Michael Buchan, alleging they organised unlawful industrial action across three Perth Airport rail sites and were involved in a picket at the head contractor’s office.
23 April 2019
Legal Case
The ABCC commenced proceedings against the CFMMEU and three of its officers, including WA State Secretary Michael Buchan, alleging they organised unlawful industrial action across three Perth Airport rail sites and were involved in a picket at the head contractor’s office.
29 April 2019
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19 August 2018
No Permit
The conditions on Walter Vinicio Molina’s entry permit require that:
24 August 2018
News
The Federal Court has today imposed total penalties of $78,000 against the CFMMEU and two of its shop stewards for coercing a worker to pay union fees on two separate construction sites in the Melbourne CBD. 
4 April 2019
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Industrial action is primarily regulated under the Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act). But industrial action in relation to building work is subject to more rules under the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 (BCIIP Act).
19 August 2018
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What is sham contracting? Sham contracting refers to the act of engaging an individual under a contract for services where the true character of the engagement is an employment relationship. The Code provides that a code covered entity must not:
19 August 2018
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Employers must issue pay slips to each employee within one working day of their pay day. It is best practice for these to be written in plain and simple English. The pay slip must be issued in either electronic form or hard copy. Employers must ensure that a pay slip is always issued to an employee, even when they are on leave.
19 August 2018
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Picketing of building sites or ancillary sites is unlawful if the picket satisfies both of the following two criteria.First—if the picket involves any of the following:
19 August 2018
Legal Case
The ABCC* commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against the CFMEU and its official Brendan Murphy alleging that they breached a right of entry provision of the FW Act and delayed construction work being undertaken at the Geelong Grammar School on 3 December 2014.
31 August 2018

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