Related entity

Under the 2016 Code, an entity is a related entity of a code covered entity if the second entity is engaged in building work and is either:
• connected with the code covered entity by being a member of the entity
• an associated entity (within the meaning of section 50AAA of the Corporations Act 2001) of the code covered entity.
 

News
Cathy Cato has commenced in the role of Acting Australian Building and Construction Commissioner.
28 September 2017
Legal Case
The ABCC* launched proceedings against the CFMEU, NSW State Secretary Brian Parker and Assistant State Secretary Rebel Hanlon in the Federal Court after they allegedly used unfounded immigration and superannuation concerns to get on site and sign up workers to the CFMEU. The ABCC alleges as follows:
31 August 2018
News
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 December 2018
News
The ABCC has filed Federal Circuit Court proceedings against NSW company N-Cap Pty Ltd alleging it failed to comply with a compliance notice requiring it to pay a subcontractor for work at the Australian Parliament House Security Upgrade project in Canberra.
23 September 2020
Legal Case
The ABCC has filed Federal Circuit Court proceedings against NSW company N-Cap Pty Ltd alleging it failed to comply with a compliance notice requiring it to pay a subcontractor for work at the Australian Parliament House Security Upgrade project in Canberra.
23 September 2020
Legal Case
On 20 April 2018, the ABCC was granted a temporary injunction preventing seven CFMMEU officials from entering the Bruce Highway, Caloundra project site unless they complied with their federal right of entry requirements – including producing their federal permit for inspection on site when requested to do so. 
24 October 2019
Legal Case
The Federal Court on 27 March penalised the AMWU and an official $112,000 for threatening to coerce Victorian company Newcold to dismiss its workers and replace them with members of the AMWU.
13 March 2019
Legal Case
The Federal Court on 27 August 2018 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.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
On 23 October 2017, the Federal Court ordered the CFMEU and its delegate Andrew Harisiou to pay $98,000 in penalties after blocking a non-union member from working on a Melbourne construction site and coercing another to pay outstanding union fees before letting him start on the job.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
This matter commenced following the attendance of former CFMEU Divisional President David Hanna at a Brisbane construction project on 10 February 2015.
31 August 2018

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