FWC

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) is Australia’s national workplace relations tribunal. It is an independent body with power to carry out a range of functions under the FW Act.

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19 August 2018
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19 August 2018
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Employers must provide the Fair Work Information Statement to all new employees. This provision is one of the ten National Employment Standards (NES).
19 August 2018
Legal Case
The ABCC* commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against 76 employees for allegedly taking unlawful industrial action on the New Children’s Hospital site in Perth. In a statement of claim filed in the Federal Court, the ABCC alleges:
31 August 2018
Legal Case
The ABCC commenced proceedings against the CEPU, the State Secretary of its Plumbing Division Gary O’Halloran and its official Andrew Blakely alleging that they organised unlawful industrial action, contravened right of entry laws and coerced a contractor at a site in Brisbane.
12 April 2019
Legal Case
The ABCC has commenced proceedings against the CFMMEU and six of its Queensland-based officials alleging they intimidated NT Worksafe Inspectors and demanded that the head contractor shut down construction at the Palmerston Police Station site.
18 February 2019
Legal Case
The Federal Court imposed penalties totalling $137,590 against the CFMMEU and its three officials for unlawfully entering an Adelaide worksite on four occasions between April and July 2014.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
The ABCC has commenced proceedings against the CFMMEU and two of its officials for allegedly acting in an aggressive and threatening manner and calling a subcontractor a “f…ing, dog, c..t” during a site entry in Brisbane in August 2018.
17 January 2019

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