Fair Work Act

The FW Act is the Fair Work Act 2009.

Legal Case
On 19 July 2016 the Federal Court handed down penalties totalling $48,000 on the respondents. At the same time, the Federal Court handed down its decision to refuse the CFMEU’s interlocutory application to withdraw its admissions in relation to liability under s.793 of the Fair Work Act.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
On 19 July 2016 the Federal Court handed down penalties totalling $24,000 on the respondents. At the same time, the Federal Court handed down its decision to refuse the CFMEU’s interlocutory application to withdraw its admissions in relation to liability under s.793 of the Fair Work Act.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
The Court found that Ryan Whakauru contravened section 417 of the Fair Work Act 2009 on 11 and 12 September 2014 when he refused to perform work at the QUT Creative Industries Precinct Project. Mr Whakauru was penalised $7,500 for the two contraventions.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
On 2 September 2019, the Federal Circuit Court in Brisbane penalised Forest Meiers Construction and its construction manager a total of $35,000 for refusing to engage subcontractor C&K Tiling because the company did not have an enterprise agreement with the CFMMEU.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
The ABCC* commenced proceedings against 23 employees working on WA Water Corporation’s new waste treatment plant for allegedly engaging in unlawful industrial action.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
On 25 September 2019, the Federal Circuit Court in Brisbane penalised Devine Constructions, its general manager and a senior employee $38,000 for refusing to engage a steel fabrication company because it did not have a CFMEU enterprise agreement.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
On 20 November 2015, the court handed down its liability decision finding all alleged contraventions were proven. A penalty decision was handed down on 22 April 2016. Penalties totalling $494,150 were imposed on the respondents.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
On 19 July 2016 the Federal Court handed down penalties totalling $60,000 on the respondents. At the same time, the Federal Court handed down its decision to refuse the CFMEU’s interlocutory application to withdraw its admissions in relation to liability under s.793 of the Fair Work Act.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
Special leave to appeal the application was heard by the High Court on 15 September 2017. The High Court refused special leave.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
The Federal Circuit Court imposed total penalties of $35,700 against the CFMMEU and its representative Mark O’Brien and former official Michael Myles, after workers at a South Brisbane apartment site downed their tools in response to a visit by Queensland Government officers.
31 August 2018

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