Fair Work Act

The FW Act is the Fair Work Act 2009.

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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.
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Protected industrial action—strike payIf an employee takes part in protected industrial action, which is not a partial work ban their employer must deduct money from their pay.
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There are important differences between contractors and employees in the building industry. We’ve outlined these differences below. Most independent contractors:
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The Federal Court has today ordered the CFMMEU and its official Joseph Myles to pay a total of $294,000 after Mr Myles threatened to blockade and organised industrial action at the Springvale Level Crossing site in Melbourne in 2013.
7 December 2018
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What are the examination powers of the ABCC? During an investigation, the ABC Commissioner may apply to the AAT for a notice to require a person to:
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What to expect from an ABCC Investigation
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What is freedom of association? All employees and contractors have the right to join or not join a union. This is called freedom of association. It can be unlawful for workers to be pressured by a union or by their employer to make a decision about joining, not joining or leaving a union.
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What is the Code?
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What essential service exemptions are available? The ABC Commissioner may grant an exemption from the Code to a building contractor or building industry participant under either section 6A or section 6B of the Code if certain conditions are satisfied.
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What is industrial action? Industrial action occurs when employees refuse to perform work at all, ban the performance of all or some work, or perform work in a way that is different to the way it is usually performed, or in a way which limits the performance of work. Industrial action can include:
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