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Increased workplace safety standards for projects funded by the Australian Government
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 30 2015

The Australian Government announced amendments to the Building Code 2013 (Code) which will take effect on and from 16 October 2015. There are two

Important changes to Building Code
  • McKays Solicitors Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • September 25 2015

Mandatory drug and alcohol testing and fitness to work policies are now requirements under the Building Code 2013. These sweeping reforms are an

CFMEU to pay Boral over black ban
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • September 22 2015

The fallout from the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union's (CFMEU) industrial campaign against Grocon over the course of 2012 to 2014 has

Government's Building Code now requires drug and alcohol testing policies on its construction sites
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 22 2015

New amendments to the Building Code 2013 will require contractors on taxpayer-funded construction sites to have a comprehensive policy for mandatory

Unprecedented wage growth in Victorian construction industry calls for change in bargaining strategy
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • September 8 2015

According to a Deloitte Access Economics report recently released by the Master Builders Association of Victoria, wages payable to labourers engaged

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