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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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Update: CFMEU Pattern EBA 2016-2018 - March 2019 Wage Increase

Master Builders has received queries from a number of members covered by the standard version of the CFMEU Pattern EBA 2016-2018 (the Agreement), seeking clarification...

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Latest ABS data illustrates why ABCC must be retained

The latest ABS data shows that the rate of strikes and illegal stoppages in the construction industry has doubled, accounting for almost half of the entire Australian...

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Why your voice is important in fighting bad red tape

Master Builders’ national office has lodged a submission with the Department of Jobs and Small Business providing feedback about its proposed approach to establishing...

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Victorian Labour Hire Licensing Scheme to commence on 29 April 2019

Victorian Minister for Industrial Relations Tim Pallas has announced that Victoria’s Labour Hire Licensing Scheme will come into force on 29 April 2019.

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Upcoming labour market testing audits

The ABCC will soon be conducting a labour market testing audit campaign for employers covered by the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016...

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ABCC prosecution is timely reminder of compliance obligations

While the case has yet to be heard, the action is a timely reminder that the ABCC has a broad remit to monitor compliance with a wide range of workplace laws that...

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