There are three types of ROE for union officials seeking to enter ‘workplaces’ under the FW Act:
- To hold discussions with employees whose interests the union is entitled to represent
- To investigate suspected contraventions of the FW Act, industrial instruments and like instruments
- To investigate state occupational health and safety (OHS) matters.
Important Note – The term used to describe a workplace in the FW Act is by way of the definition of ‘premises’, which is broadly defined as ‘any land, building, structure, mine, mine working, aircraft, ship, vessel, vehicle or place’.
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