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.
 

Legal Case
Declarations of admitted contraventions made by court on 30 November 2015. A penalty hearing took place on 21 October 2016. On 11 May 2017 the Federal Court handed down penalties totalling $55,500.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
On 19 July 2016 the Federal Court handed down penalties totalling $48,000 on the respondents. At the same time, the Federal Court handed down its decision to refuse the CFMEU’s interlocutory application to withdraw its admissions in relation to liability under s.793 of the Fair Work Act.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
On 19 July 2016 the Federal Court handed down penalties totalling $60,000 on the respondents. At the same time, the Federal Court handed down its decision to refuse the CFMEU’s interlocutory application to withdraw its admissions in relation to liability under s.793 of the Fair Work Act.
31 August 2018
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Union officials do not have an automatic right to enter workplaces. The Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act) provides permit holders with a right to enter sites for particular purposes and requires that they do the following before entering a site:
19 August 2018
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Delegation of powers and functions On 20 September 2019, the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner made the following delegation:
19 August 2018
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The national workplace relations system is governed by the FW Act. The FW Act provides for various types of industrial instruments that cover employees and contain minimum terms and conditions of employment.
19 August 2018
News
The Federal Court has imposed penalties totalling $101,500 against the AMWU, CFMEU and AWU and three of their officials for their involvement in unlawful industrial action at a construction project at the Australian Paper Mill in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley.
12 April 2017
News
The Full Court of the Federal Court has today confirmed that union officials require a valid federal right of entry permit to enter a site under a State or Territory occupational health and safety law, including where a health and safety representative (HSR) invites the official on to site under an OHS law.
2 June 2017
News
The CFMEU and one of its officers have been ordered 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.
23 October 2017
News
The CFMMEU and seven of its officials have been penalised $522,000 by the Federal Court for month-long strikes and work stoppages at construction sites across six Brisbane sites in 2016.
24 April 2018

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