Industry Update


Message from the Director

Welcome to the latest FWBC Industry Update.The new financial year is well underway and FWBC continues to manage a high number of investigations across the country.This month’s Industry Update looks at two types of construction site visitors: FWBC investigators...

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FWBC investigator powers

Investigators at Fair Work Building & Construction (FWBC) have certain powers under the Fair Work (Building Industry) Act 2012 which they may exercise when visiting a building or construction site.It has come to the attention of FWBC that the Construction Forestry...

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Have you been given notice?

Construction site managers often ask FWBC about who they must allow onto their sites. There are a number of circumstances where union officials are able to legally enter building sites. All union officials who wish to exercise a right to enter a site must hold...

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FWBC courts wrap-up

Here is an update of matters lodged in the courts in August: NEW CASES FILED WITH THE COURTS CFMEU to face court over coercion claimsFWBC has launched proceedings against the CFMEU and current and former CFMEU officials for allegedly attempting to coerce...

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