Industry Update


Message from the Director

Welcome to the October edition of Industry Update.This month FWBC released its 2013-14 Annual Report, which is now available on our website.Compared to the previous financial year, site visits have increased by 27%, penalty proceedings have almost doubled, and...

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Enterprise Bargaining – when is it lawful for workers to strike?

FWBC is aware that a number of major enterprise agreements around the country are due to expire in the near future. Workers and/or unions may play a direct role in the negotiations for replacement enterprise agreements. As part of the bargaining process, there...

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FWBC 2013-14 Annual Report Now Available

The FWBC 2013-14 Annual Report was tabled in Parliament on 22 October 2014.Between 1 July 2013 and 30 June 2014, FWBC:conducted 406 investigations into alleged breaches of workplace relations laws (106 of those investigations were ongoing as at 30 June 2014, compared...

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FWBC courts wrap-up

Here is an update of matters lodged in the courts in October: NEW CASES FILED WITH THE COURTS CFMEU Organiser allegedly failed to disclose criminal pastFWBC has lodged an application before the Fair Work Commission seeking the revocation of a CFMEU organiser’s...

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