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LG Alert – Fair Work Ombudsman Inquiry into Council Supply Chains – What You Need to Know (July 3rd, 2018)

On 25 June 2018, the Fair Work Ombudsman released its findings of its inquiry into the procurement of security services by local government (“the Inquiry”). The Inquiry examined the labour procurement arrangements relating to the engagement of security services by 23 local councils across all states and the Northern Territory.

The Inquiry identified non-compliance with workplace laws in the supply chains of 14 of the 23 councils (61 percent), with at least one instance of non-compliance identified in each state. Click here to read the article, including our tips to protect council’s best interests.