Fair Work Act

The FW Act is the Fair Work Act 2009.

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Cathy Cato has commenced in the role of Acting Australian Building and Construction Commissioner.
28 September 2017
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The Federal Circuit Court in the ACT has penalised the CFMMEU $138,000 and six officials a further $63,500 following breaches of right of entry laws across three apartment project sites in Franklin, Harrison and Wright in 2013 and 2014.
21 September 2020
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On Tuesday 27 March 2018, the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), and Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) amalgamated. The new organisation is called the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU).
24 May 2018
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Review of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 The formal report on the independent review of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 was tabled in Federal Parliament on Thursday 6 December, 2018.
13 December 2018
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The formal report on the independent review of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 was tabled in Federal Parliament on Thursday 6 December, 2018.
14 December 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
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On 20 November 2015, the Federal Court handed down its liability decision finding all alleged contraventions were proven. A penalty decision was handed down on 22 April 2016 with penalties totalling $54,200.
31 August 2018

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