Building industry participant

Building industry participant means any of the following:

  • a building employer
  • a building employee
  • a building contractor
  • a person who enters into a contract with a building contractor under which the building contractor agrees to carry out building work or to arrange for building work to be carried out
  • a building association
  • an officer, delegate or other representative of a building association.
Industry update
The November issue of Industry Update puts a spotlight on sexual harassment in the construction industry by sharing key statistics, case studies, and findings of the Respect@Work report. Learn about the Fair Work Commission's new powers, including what they mean for building industry participants and how to access them if you experience sexual harassment.
16 November 2021
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Freedom of association protections give employees and contractors the right to choose whether or not to join a union or industrial association.
19 August 2018
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What is industrial action? Industrial action occurs when employees refuse to perform work at all, ban the performance of all or some work, or perform work in a way that is different to the way it is usually performed, or in a way which limits the performance of work. Industrial action means:
19 August 2018
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Industrial action is primarily regulated under the Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act). But industrial action in relation to building work is subject to more rules under the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 (BCIIP Act).
19 August 2018

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