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CFMEU fined $545,000 for unlawful industrial action
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 24 2015

The Federal Court has imposed a $545,000 fine on the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) for unlawful industrial action. Justice

Sham contracting: become an independent contractor, or you’re fired!
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • November 21 2014

With ever increasing economic pressures employers are frequently required to consider ways to reduce employment and labour costs

International quarterly - issue 10, 2014
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • Australia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • November 3 2014

Termination is a serious step and is never one to be taken lightly. It is important that determination provisions are followed precisely. If a

General counsel update September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China, European Union
  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

Sharp v Emicon Pty Ltd 2014 - 15 August 2014
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • 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
  • 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