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.

Legal Case
The ABCC has filed Federal Court proceedings alleging the CFMMEU and four of its officials, together with SA company Core-Form Pty Ltd and two of its directors unlawfully picketed the$27 million East Terrace apartments building site in Adelaide.
29 September 2020
News
The CFMEU and seven of its officials, including senior union leaders Dave Noonan (National Secretary), Mick Buchan (WA State Secretary) and Joe McDonald (then WA Assistant State Secretary), have been penalised for unlawful conduct which halted work at the $1.2 billion Perth Children’s Hospital project.                                            
11 May 2017
News
The Federal Court has today imposed maximum penalties on the CFMEU and penalised a number of senior officials, including the State Secretary, Brian Parker for unlawful conduct at the Barangaroo site in Sydney.
13 September 2017
News
The Federal Court has today imposed penalties totaling $137,590 against the CFMMEU and three of its officials for unlawfully entering an Adelaide worksite on four occasions between April and July 2014. The Court imposed the following penalties:
27 July 2018
News
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
News
The Federal Court in Victoria has today penalised the CFMMEU and its senior official Alex Tadic a total of $59,500 for abusing a Victorian WorkSafe official.
27 February 2020
News
The Federal Circuit Court has today imposed penalties totalling $54,000 against the former director of Victorian building company, SWAT Building Systems.
29 May 2020
Legal Case
The Federal Circuit Court imposed penalties totalling $54,000 against the former director of Victorian building company, SWAT Building Systems.
27 February 2019
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Monitoring compliance with the Code: what to expect At the ABCC, we monitor compliance with the Code by code covered entities, primarily on Commonwealth funded building work but also on their private projects. We monitor compliance through conducting site inspections and audits.
19 August 2018

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