OHS is Occupational Health and Safety, sometimes known as Workplace Health and Safety or WHS.
This section includes information about pay, leave, modern awards, enterprise agreements, workplace arrangements and the National Employment standards.
24 August 2018
The ABCC has commenced proceedings against the CFMMEU and six of its Queensland-based officials alleging they intimidated NT Worksafe Inspectors and demanded that the head contractor shut down construction at the Palmerston Police Station site.
4 February 2019
The Federal Circuit Court in Sydney has today imposed penalties totaling $156,900 against the CFMMEU and two of its officials after they contrived safety concerns against a crane company and organised work stoppages at three sites.
12 December 2019
The ABCC* commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against the CFMMEU and its officials for allegedly organising unlawful work stoppages and breaching right of entry provisions at the ‘180 Brisbane’ office tower construction site.
31 August 2018
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
The Federal Court has today imposed penalties totaling $137,590 against the CFMMEU and three of its officials for unlawfully entering an Adelaide worksite on four occasions between April and July 2014. The Court imposed the following penalties:
27 July 2018
We are committed to giving employees the opportunity to stay in touch with the workplace while on periods of extended leave. Staying in touch assists employees in remaining up to date with workplace news and changes, maintain connections with colleagues and helps their transition back to work.
27 February 2020
On 27 July 2020 the Australian Building and Construction Commission filed legal proceedings in the Federal Court alleging CFMMEU delegate Steven Parker delayed work from starting on Melbourne’s Metro Rail Tunnel project claiming a first aid bed was too high.
26 August 2020
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.
19 August 2018
The ABCC commenced proceedings against the CFMMEU and its two officials James Simpson and Peter Clark alleging that they acted in an improper manner at the Monash Freeway upgrade project on four separate occasions in April and May 2017. In a statement of claim filed with the Federal Court, the ABCC alleges:
31 August 2018