CFMMEU penalty for unlawful conduct increased

The Federal Court has increased penalties against the CFMMEU and one of its officials for breaching right of entry laws at a southern NSW construction site following an appeal by the FWO.

Changes to the Architects Award

From 1 January 2024, the ‘Prescribed Competencies’ in the Architects Award will be replaced.

CEPU and official penalised $27,200

The Federal Circuit and Family Court has imposed a total of $27,200 in penalties against the CEPU and one of its officials for unlawful conduct on a Brisbane construction site.

Earthmoving company penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $34,128 in penalty and back-pay orders in Court against the operators of a Brisbane earthmoving and quarry supply company.

Tools and resources for ‘zombie agreements’

Access new resources from the Fair Work Commission to help manage 7 December changes to ‘zombie agreements’.

Commercial carpentry company penalised for deliberate breach

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $26,640 penalty in court against a commercial carpentry company on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.

Former Bondi bar and restaurant operators penalised again

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $164,635 in penalties in court against the former operators of a bar and restaurant at Bondi, in eastern Sydney, for “extensive and deliberate” contraventions.

Flexible working arrangements for employees with disability

Learn how employees with disability can access flexible working arrangements.

Australian workers back-paid another half a billion

The Fair Work Ombudsman recovered $509 million for 251,475 underpaid workers in 2022-23 – the second consecutive year of more than half a billion dollars in underpayments recovered.

Calvary Administration signs Enforceable Undertaking

Calvary Administration Pty Ltd have been back-paid more than $2.1 million, including interest and superannuation, and the company has signed an EU with the FWO.