Code covered entities must ensure there is an approach to managing drugs and alcohol issues in the workplace to help ensure that no person attending the site to perform work does so under the influence of the drugs or alcohol listed in Schedule 4 to the Code.
What is ‘building work’?
‘Building work’ is defined in the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 (BCIIP Act).
You can review the complete BCIIP Act here.
In response to queries, the ABCC provides the following guidance to code covered entities on their obligations under section 16 of the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016.
Section 16 of the Code does not require any action to be taken where an employer has authorised the absence of their workers.
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Each year we prepare and submit to the Minister an Annual Report in accordance with section 46 of the PGPA Act. The 2018-19 Annual Report was submitted to the Attorney-General, Minister for Industrial Relations on 01 October 2019.
If you work in the South Australian construction industry, you should make sure you understand your rights and responsibilities ahead of the planned rally in the Adelaide CBD on Wednesday, 23 October 2019.
Employees who are rostered to work and want to attend the rally should get permission to take time off work from their employer.
Each year we prepare and submit to the Minister an Annual Report in accordance with section 46 of the PGPA Act. The 2016-17 Annual Report was submitted to the Minister for Employment on 27 September 2017.
What is collusive tendering?
Collusive tendering refers to when two or more competitors cooperate to undermine the competitive tendering process in order to gain an unfair advantage.
A code covered entity must not engage in collusive tendering practices.
Collusive tendering practices include:
The ABC Commissioner has powers and functions under legislation to help promote better workplace relations for building work and to make sure that building work is carried out fairly, efficiently and productively. These functions include education and advice, investigation and enforcement.