OHS

OHS is Occupational Health and Safety, sometimes known as Workplace Health and Safety or WHS.

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All employees and contractors have the right to join or not join a building association, whether a union or employer body. This is called freedom of association. Everyone has the right to freedom of association under the law.
19 August 2018
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11 September 2018
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The ABCC* launched proceedings against the CFMEU, NSW State Secretary Brian Parker and Assistant State Secretary Rebel Hanlon in the Federal Court after they allegedly used unfounded immigration and superannuation concerns to get on site and sign up workers to the CFMEU. The ABCC alleges as follows:
31 August 2018
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Hours of workIn building and construction, the hours and days of work will vary based on an industrial instrument. No matter what the industrial instrument is, ordinary hours of work may not exceed 38 hours per week, with reasonable overtime.
19 August 2018
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The ABCC has legal obligations in relation to the collection and handling of personal information.  Those obligations are imposed by the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) including the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) in
30 August 2018
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What are my obligations as a funding entity? The Code puts obligations on funding entities both during the procurement of Commonwealth funded building work and during the conduct of that work. If you’re a funding entity, your key obligations include ensuring that:
19 August 2018
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The Federal Court imposed penalties totalling $137,590 against the CFMMEU and its three officials for unlawfully entering an Adelaide worksite on four occasions between April and July 2014.
31 August 2018
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The Australian Building and Construction Commission has filed proceedings in the Federal Circuit Court alleging the CFMMEU and two officials took unlawful action at the $4.9 billion Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade project in northern New South Wales.
2 September 2020
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If you have an enquiry related to a bushfire-affected area, please call our hotline on 1800 003 338, or specify this in the details of your enquiry via our online enquiry form. For updates on current bushfire incidents and warnings across Australia, please go to:
22 January 2020
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Requirements for engaging non-citizens and non-residents The Code sets out particular requirements for code covered entities before they employ persons who are not Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents to undertake building work.
19 August 2018

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