OHS is Occupational Health and Safety, sometimes known as Workplace Health and Safety or WHS.
The Federal Court has today imposed penalties totalling $44,000 against the CFMMEU and its delegate James Fissenden for coercing a worker to join the union.
14 October 2019
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
This section covers rights and responsibilities in relation to right of entry, coercion, discrimination, wages and entitlements, industrial action, freedom of association, unlawful pickets and independent contractors.
23 August 2018
The ABCC filed proceedings in the Federal Court on 16 September 2020 alleging the CFMMEU and two of its officials committed 46 contraventions when they disrupted night construction work and ignored Victoria Police and WorkSafe instructions at the $6.7 billion West Gate Tunnel Project in December 2019.
25 September 2020
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12 September 2018
Our corporate structure The ABCC is led by the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner, who is appointed by the Minister. Deputy Commissioners, who are also appointed by the Minister, assist the Commissioner. Stephen McBurney was appointed as Commissioner for five years, commencing in February 2018.
19 August 2018
Gifts or benefits received The following gifts or benefits were received in the course of their duties by the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner, Deputy Commissioners, Senior Executive Officers and staff of the Australian Building and Construction Commission with value of $100.
29 January 2020
30 August 2018
18 September 2018
The ABCC has filed Federal Court proceedings against the CFMMEU and one of its officials, Stephen Parker, for alleged breaches of right of entry laws in the Fair Work Act 2009 at the NEXT DC P2 Project in Perth in December 2019.
2 September 2020