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.
The Federal Court has imposed total penalties of $142,000 on the CFMMEU and three of its officials for taking coercive action at a Carlton building site in March 2015 on the basis that senior CFMMEU leadership condoned the contravening conduct.
22 June 2018
Australian Building and Construction Commissioner Stephen McBurney today launched a national campaign aimed at security of payments for subcontractors in the building and construction sector.
17 July 2018
South Australian construction employees and their employers are being reminded to understand their rights and responsibilities ahead of Wednesday’s planned rally in the CBD.
21 October 2019
The ABCC has commenced proceedings against the CEPU, the State Secretary of its Plumbing Division Gary O’Halloran and its official Andrew Blakely alleging that they organised unlawful industrial action, contravened right of entry laws and coerced a contractor at a site in Brisbane.
10 April 2019
The ABCC has commenced proceedings against the CFMMEU and three of its officers, including WA State Secretary Michael Buchan, alleging they organised unlawful industrial action across three Perth Airport rail sites and were involved in a picket at the head contractor’s office.
23 April 2019
The Federal Court has increased a penalty awarded against building company J Hutchinson Pty Ltd from $1,200 to $20,000. The ABCC filed an appeal from the Federal Circuit Court’s original decision on the basis the penalty was manifestly inadequate.
8 May 2019
New minimum wage increases apply from the first full pay period after 1 July 2019. Who do the new rates apply to? Employees who get their pay rates from:
28 June 2019
Using the ABCC’s Model Clauses will help you ensure that you comply with the Building Code 2016 (the 2016 Code). You could be breaching the Code if you do not ensure that your subcontractors are Code compliant on Commonwealth funded building work.
15 January 2018
The Federal Circuit Court in Brisbane has today 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.
20 September 2019
The Federal Circuit Court has 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.
25 February 2019