Freedom of association

Read about your rights under the Fair Work Act to choose whether or not to join a union.

Unlawful coercion

Read about the conduct that is coercive and illegal under the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act.

Going on strike

Things you should consider if you plan on taking industrial action.

Right of Entry – What to do when a union official enters your site

Information about when union officials have the right to enter a workplace, what they are entitled to do on the site and what to do if they do not have a right to enter.

Industrial action

Detailed information about industrial action in relation to building work and what qualifies as protected or unlawful industrial action.

Strike pay in the building and construction industry

Read about the pay deductions you will incur if you participate in industrial action.