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Sharp v Emicon Pty Ltd 2014 - 15 August 2014

  • HopgoodGanim
  • -
  • Australia
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  • August 15 2014

The plaintiff was a carpenter working on a site occupied by Emicon on 22 September 2008. He was employed by Coastwise, a company operated by his

Get ready: these are the workplace relations issues to watch in 2014-15

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
  • -
  • August 13 2014

The Abbott Government has put workplace relations front and centre of its first term reform agenda. Here's our guide to the issues that will dominate

Financial relief for employers in the building and construction industry

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
  • -
  • August 7 2014

Under recent amendments the risk of double payment for long service leave under both Queensland's Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long

New Health and Safety Act - big impact on multi-contractor sites

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • July 1 2014

The Act is still a Bill at this stage and is due to be reported back from select committee on 13 September. But it has wide support in Parliament and

Proposed reforms to the building and construction industry: draft Commonwealth code changes bargaining behaviour

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • May 28 2014

Employers connected with the construction industry will be aware that in April the Minister for Employment issued an advance release of the Building

Stop! See you in 24 hours

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • May 26 2014

Changes to the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Qld) (WHS Act) that were passed by the Queensland Parliament in April 2014 took effect on 16 May 2014

Proposed Federal Building and Construction Code - where does it leave building contractors now?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • May 15 2014

The Federal Government has published a much anticipated new Federal Building and Construction Code (Draft Code). Once the Draft Code commences

OFCS could drop ASNZS 4801: 2001 requirement

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 14 2014

The requirement for builders to obtain ASNZS 4801:2001 certification before tendering for Commonwealth construction work could be dumped, under a

Federal Court finds agreement scope clauses can have broad application

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
  • -
  • April 8 2014

The Federal Court decision in John Holland Pty Ltd v Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union and Fair Work Commission 2014 FCA 286 (27

Union right of entry to workplaces: employers should know their rights

  • CBP Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 7 2014

The holder of a work health and safety (WHS) permit cannot attempt to enter a workplace for another purpose and then later decide to "investigate a