FAIR WORK AUSTRALIA DECISION

Fair Work Act 2009 – s.505-Application to deal with a right of entry dispute  

THE AUSTRALIAN WORKERS’ UNION  
v
RIO TINTO ALUMINIUM (BELL BAY) LIMITED
(RE2010/3889)

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Commissioner Lewin

MELBOURNE, 23 JUNE 2011

Right of Entry to hold discussions – employer request to use certain locations – whether a reasonable request – intention of employer – objective evaluation of reasonableness or unreasonableness of request – effect on employees’ capacity to hold discussions with a permit holder provided for by statutory provisions – undue inconvenience – request not reasonable.

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