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New penalties for unlicensed labour hire

As of 30 October 2019, substantial penalties apply to labour hire providers who don’t have a licence and to businesses that use an unlicensed.

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Master Builders' concerns about the new Cbus..

You may soon start to see communications coming from Cbus Super announcing the trialing of a new app called ‘Super Payment Checker’.

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Business seeks vital amendments to Workplace..

Employers are working with the Government, Opposition and cross bench to ensure these laws are fair. equitable and deliver improved workplace safety.

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Head contractor penalised for discriminating against subcontractor

Last week, the Federal Court imposed penalties totaling $108,875 against the CFMEU and a head contractor for their attempts to coerce a subcontractor into making...

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Site allowance increase from 1 October 2019

In accordance with Appendix C of Industry EBA 2011-2015 and CFMEU Pattern EBA 2016-2018, site allowances and project values are to be adjusted by 1.8 per cent (all...

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Deadline approaches for labour-hire license applications

The Victorian government is reminding labour-hire business that they have until 30 October 2019 to register for the government’s new accreditation scheme or face...

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Full federal court rules on personal leave accrual

A full federal court majority held that full-time and part-time employees are entitled to 10 ordinary ‘working days’ of personal/carer’s leave per year under...

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Two Victorian organisers have received penalties totalling $19,300 while the Union was penalised $100,000.

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Enterprise agreement wage increases

Master Builders Victoria continues to receive queries from a number of members covered by the CFMEU Pattern EBA 2016 – 2018 seeking clarification on the wage increase...

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