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Federal Court finds agreement scope clauses can have broad application

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • 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

Preventable death of worker results in $65,000 fine

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 19 2014

A contractor fell and sustained fatal injuries when he stepped on polycarbonate sheeting that was being installed on a shed. This case highlighted the

Fair Work Act right of entry powers and protections for union officials extended

  • McCullough Robertson
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 18 2014

Companies should be aware of recent case law that clarifies the broad application of the Fair Work Act’s right of entry protections, which make it an

Comprehensive drug and alcohol testing for construction companies

  • Gadens Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 13 2014

The Victorian Premier Denis Napthine recently announced that construction companies will be required to test their workers for drugs and alcohol to be

The union ABC arrogance, bribery and corruption

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia
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  • February 5 2014

Allegations surfaced this week that various local building and construction unions are being bribed by corrupt companies that need their support to

Fulfil your safety obligations to protect your business

  • CBP Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2013

The new work health and safety (WHS) laws in most Australian states and territories have expanded the safety obligations of companies and

It matters on which side of the fence you fall

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 25 2013

The Plaintiff was a construction labourer, employed by Edcor Constructions working on site at the Swinburne Campus in Hawthorn. At the end of his

Revised model draft Code of Practice for construction work open for public comment

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • September 26 2013

Safe Work Australia has released a revised draft model Code of Practice for Construction Work(draft Code) for public comment. Public comment will

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update September 2013

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • September 19 2013

The Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 and changes to the Companies Act 2006 made by the