Welcome to the first edition of Enterprise Agreement News. In this edition we will be discussing evidence required to tender for Commonwealth funded building work.
26 May 2017
I am pleased to advise that the Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP has announced the appointment of two new Deputy Commissioners to fill vacant roles within the ABCC.
14 December 2018
This E-Alert addresses important changes to the Building and Construction General On-site Award that take effect from 1 July 2020. Both employers and employees should note the changes. Employers should ensure they are implemented from the first full pay period after 1 July 2020.
1 July 2020
In recent correspondence from the CFMEU to the ABCC, the CFMEU raised two specific matters relating to the ABCC’s right of entry educational material. Having considered the correspondence, the ABCC has made changes to its materials to ensure that the following matters are clear to all industry participants:
19 June 2017
The industrial relations consultation process is currently paused due to disruptions caused by COVID-19. The process will recommence in due course.
18 February 2020
The ABCC has filed Federal Circuit Court proceedings against the CFMMEU and two of its officials alleging they ignored a safety request and acted in an improper manner at the Westconnex Stage 2 site in Sydney in 2019.
5 May 2020
Two CFMMEU officials are facing allegations in the Federal Court that they breached right of entry laws at the $222 million Monash Freeway upgrade project in 2017.
28 May 2018
The ABCC has filed Federal Court proceedings against the CFMMEU and several of its NSW officials over alleged unlawful pickets of a Sydney-based crane company on 25 and 30 January 2019.
9 May 2019
In a decision delivered by the Federal Court today, a Western Australian labour hire company has been found to have discriminated against a worker because of his age.
26 June 2020
Following their appointment by the Minister for Employment in July 2017, three Deputy Commissioners have now commenced their roles at the ABCC. Anthony Southall QC, Cathy Cato and Cliff Pettit each have extensive knowledge of the industry, the agency and possess senior executive management and leadership experience.
7 August 2017