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Your liability for non-compliance of your contractors with employment laws
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • November 1 2015

The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) allows for someone other than the immediate employer or principal to be considered an accessory to a

Zero tolerance the new standard in the construction industry
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Australia
  • October 16 2015

In September 2015, the Building Code 2013 was amended to incorporate mandatory drug and alcohol testing for Commonwealth funded construction projects

Increased workplace safety standards for projects funded by the Australian Government
  • Gadens
  • 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
  • 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

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

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

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