Industry Update


Message from the Director

Welcome to the latest edition of FWBC’s Industry Update, covering the agency’s actions from 1 July - 30 August 2016.In this edition, our usual wrap up of FWBC’s action in the Fair Work Commission and the courts over the past two months includes the Federal...

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Court summary – new matters

Since the last issue of Industry Update, FWBC has commenced proceedings in the following three matters.Summaries of all current and past FWBC-initiated Court proceedings are available on our website.CFMEU official in court over allegations of abusive behaviour...

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Court summary – finalised matters

Since the last issue of Industry Update, four matters have been finalised in Court resulting in penalties totalling $470,625. Summaries of the matters are below.Summaries of all current and past FWBC-initiated Court proceedings are available on our website.CFMEU...

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Summary of recent Right of Entry Permit activity

Right of Entry permits allow union officials to enter building worksites under certain circumstances. Holding a permit is deemed a privilege and it is important that the rules governing the use of Right of Entry permits are followed by relevant personnel.FWBC often...

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Outcomes of criminal matters prosecuted by Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions

FWBC investigators have been called as witnesses in two criminal cases against CFMEU officials finalised in August.The cases, which were prosecuted by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, resulted in criminal convictions for CFMEU organisers Luke Collier...

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Reminder: Update your FWBC On Site mobile app

In recent weeks FWBC has updated publications relating to Industrial Action, Strike Pay and Right of Entry.The new materials are now available on the FWBC Website. However, in order to view the updated information on the FWBC On Site mobile phone app, you will...

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This information contained in this document is correct as at 2 September 2016.

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