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.
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Table of ContentsEnterprise Agreements and the Code Letter of Compliance
3 January 2020
The Federal Court has today penalised the CFMMEU $81,600 for the conduct of its Assistant Secretary, Jim O’Connor, and a site delegate for attempting to coerce a subcontractor to terminate a worker and replace him with a union office holder at the Royal Adelaide Hospital site in 2014.
27 August 2018
The High Court has refused the CFMMEU special leave to appeal against a Full Federal Court decision that imposed maximum penalties of $306,000 on the union for the unlawful conduct of its former Queensland President Dave Hanna.
6 December 2018
The Federal Court in Brisbane has today imposed $58,500 in penalties against the CFMMEU, its State Secretary Michael Ravbar and fellow union official Andrew Sutherland over their unlawful action on the Legacy Way Port Connect Project in 2012.
15 April 2019
The Australian Building and Construction Commission has filed proceedings in the Federal Circuit Court alleging the CFMMEU and two officials took unlawful action at the $4.9 billion Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade project in northern New South Wales.
2 September 2020
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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Under the FW Act it is unlawful for an employer to take adverse action against a person who is an employee or prospective employee because the person has an attribute that is protected under the FW Act.
19 August 2018
The Federal Circuit Court in Sydney has imposed penalties totaling $13,500 against the CFMMEU and its then organiser Luke Collier after he refused to follow OHS procedures while on the $163 million Barangaroo Headland Park site on 5 March 2014.
4 July 2019
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Employers must issue pay slips to each employee within one working day of their pay day. It is best practice for these to be written in plain and simple English. The pay slip must be issued in either electronic form or hard copy. Employers must ensure that a pay slip is always issued to an employee, even when they are on leave.
19 August 2018
Legal Case
The ABCC filed proceedings in the Federal Court against the CFMEU and CFMEU organisers Kevin Harkins and Richard Hassett.
31 August 2018