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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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Victorian Government appoints union leader as labour hire licensing commissioner

A spokesperson for Victorian IR Minister Natalie Hutchins has confirmed that AMWU Victorian branch secretary Steve Dargavel will become Victoria’s first labour...

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Mandatory trades registration and licensing bill passed-- a long way to...

It sets up the possibility for two models applicable to the commercial and domestic sectors for prescribed building work: (1) a registration requirement for subcontractors...

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ABCC releases new, streamlined approach to WRMPs

The ABCC has released a new, streamlined form (and instructions) to help head contractors ensure that their Workplace Relations Management Plan (WRMP) is compliant...

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Site allowance increase from 1 October 2018

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 2.3 per cent (all...

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Parliament must ensure the integrity of registered organisations

Master Builders has written to all key cross-bench Senators to seek their support for the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Ensuring Integrity) Bill...

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Disputes panel issues two contentious site allowance majority determinations

On 20 July, the Victorian Building Industry Disputes Panel issued majority site allowance determinations in relation to the Melbourne Metro Tunnel and Westgate...

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