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.

The Fair Work Commission has suspended CFMMEU official Arturo Menon’s federal entry permit for six months and revoked fellow official Paul Taylor’s permit and banned him from applying for a permit for four months following the pair’s contraventions of the Fair Work Act at the Palmerston Police Station project in the Northern Territory in 2018.
5 February 2021
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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
On 1 November 2019, the Federal Circuit Court imposed penalties totalling $39,050 against the CFMMEU and its official Blake Hynes after he acted in an aggressive manner and abused subcontractor Enco’s general manager at the Logan Enhancement Project. The CFMMEU was penalised $34,650 and Mr Hynes $4,400.
17 January 2019
Legal Case
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