Greenfields agreement

A greenfields agreement is an enterprise agreement that is made in relation to a new enterprise of the employer or employers before any employees are employed in the new enterprise. This can either be a single enterprise agreement or a multi-enterprise agreement. The parties to a greenfields agreement are the employer (or employers in a multi enterprise greenfields agreement) and one or more relevant employee associations (usually a trade union).

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What are the eligibility requirements for contractors? For funding entities, the Code sets out two eligibility requirements for contractors expressing interest in or tendering for Commonwealth funded building work. These criteria relate to section 11 of the Code, and exclusion sanctions.
19 August 2018
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The Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (the Code) encourages the development of safe, healthy, fair, lawful and productive building sites for the benefit of all building industry participants.
4 August 2017
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What are my obligations as a funding entity? The Code puts obligations on funding entities both during the procurement of Commonwealth funded building work and during the conduct of that work. If you’re a funding entity, your key obligations include ensuring that:
19 August 2018
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The Australian Building and Construction Commission has reached a major milestone assessing 5000 enterprise agreements for compliance with the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 since its establishment in December 2016.
17 January 2019
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The ABCC has commenced Federal Court action against the CFMMEU and two of its officials alleging they pressured a construction company to terminate its contract with a labour hire firm and replace it with one with a CFMMEU enterprise agreement.
11 December 2019
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The Fair Work Act allows an employer to stand its employees down when:
2 April 2020
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On 27 November 2019 the ABCC commenced Federal Court action against the CFMMEU and two of its officials alleging they pressured a construction company to terminate its contract with a labour hire firm and replace it with one with a CFMMEU enterprise agreement.
3 March 2020
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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
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The CFMEU and 19 of its officials have been penalised $817,500 after they shut down two major Brisbane sites in a “deliberate, flagrant and systematic” campaign aimed at forcing the sites’ head contractor to sign a CFMEU enterprise agreement.
9 March 2018

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