Fair Work Act

The FW Act is the Fair Work Act 2009.

Legal Case
On 20 April 2018, the ABCC was granted a temporary injunction preventing seven CFMMEU officials from entering the Bruce Highway, Caloundra project site unless they complied with their federal right of entry requirements – including producing their federal permit for inspection on site when requested to do so. 
24 October 2019
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What laws must I comply with? If you’re a code covered entity, you’re required to comply with a number of laws. It’s important to know what these laws are, because failure to comply may result in a breach of the Code. To help you understand these laws, we’ve outlined them for you below.
19 August 2018
Legal Case
The ABCC* commenced proceedings against the CFMEU and Victorian CFMEU official Joseph Myles after he threatened to blockade and organised industrial action at the Springvale Level Crossing site in Melbourne.
31 August 2018
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A Court has labelled the CFMEU as “the most recidivist corporate offender in Australian history” while handing down the maximum available penalty of $306,000 after the union breached workplace laws.
19 October 2017
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Enforcing Commonwealth workplace laws is the means by which the ABCC provides an improved workplace relations framework for building work to ensure that building work is carried out fairly, efficiently and productively.
19 August 2018
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The national workplace relations system is governed by the FW Act. The FW Act provides for various types of industrial instruments that cover employees and contain minimum terms and conditions of employment.
19 August 2018
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The prohibition on the payment of strike pay under the Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act) also applies under the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 (BCIIP Act).
19 August 2018
News
The Full Federal Court has today upheld an earlier decision of the Federal Circuit Court to impose maximum penalties on the CFMMEU for the unlawful conduct in February 2015 of its then Queensland President Dave Hanna.
14 August 2018
News
The High Court has refused the CFMMEU special leave to appeal against a Full Federal Court decision that imposed maximum penalties of $306,000 on the union for the unlawful conduct of its former Queensland President Dave Hanna.
6 December 2018
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What is coercion? Coercion is the act of organising or taking action, or threatening to organise or take action against someone with the intent to influence that person or another person to do something. Coercion interferes with a person's freedom of choice.
19 August 2018

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