Fair Work Act

The FW Act is the Fair Work Act 2009.

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If you’re a code covered entity on Commonwealth funded building work (because you expressed interest in or tendered for the work on or after 2 December 2016), you must meet certain requirements of the Code when engaging a subcontractor on that project.
19 August 2018
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List of publicly available information released after an FOI access
19 August 2018
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Information about the rules for employers who want to hire building workers who are from overseas.
19 August 2018
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Below you can review a comprehensive list of all current and previous sanctions imposed by the Minister onto code covered entities. Current and previous sanctions Current Business details
19 August 2018
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On 5 April 2019, following an appeal by the CFMMEU to a November 2017 penalty judgment, the Full Federal Court imposed penalties totaling $1.7 million against the CFMMEU and a number of its senior officials, including its former and current State Secretaries Brian Parker and Darren Greenfield, for unlawful conduct at the Barangaroo site.
31 August 2018
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The Federal Circuit Court imposed total penalties of $35,700 against the CFMMEU and its representative Mark O’Brien and former official Michael Myles, after workers at a South Brisbane apartment site downed their tools in response to a visit by Queensland Government officers.
31 August 2018
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12 September 2018
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The Federal Court has today handed down penalties totalling $245,500 in two cases in Tasmania involving the CFMMEU and its official Richard Hassett.
16 August 2018
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Security of payment Subcontractors deserve to be paid on time. Their livelihood depends on it. If you’re owed money by a code covered entity , the ABCC may be able to help.
19 August 2018
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What are the eligibility requirements for contractors? For funding entities, the Code sets out two eligibility requirements for contractors expressing interest in or tendering for Commonwealth funded building work. These criteria relate to section 11 of the Code, and exclusion sanctions.
19 August 2018

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