Construction :: Fitout :: Refurbishment
Over 25 Years
Experience in
the Construction
Civil &

Industrial Relations Policy

Whitcon respects the right of employees to be adequately represented and acknowledges appropriate representation is crucial to ensuring mutual commitment to efficiency, productivity and competitiveness in the Australian construction industry. Guidelines, our policies can be found on our integrated systems disk.

Whitcon will:

  • Maintain open communication between stakeholders and Whitcon management.
  • Comply with all applicable laws, regulations, statutory obligations, awards, agreements and codes of practice and guidelines.
  • Create and maintain safe and healthy working environments.
  • Provide fair and reasonable management of industrial issues and expecting the same from all stakeholders (employees, subcontractors, suppliers, clients, unions).
  • Recognise employee rights to choose how they wish to be represented in the workplace.
  • Provide the opportunity for employees to improve their skills in their chosen career.
  • Maintain open communication with subcontractors and suppliers whilst monitoring performance, activities and recognising their right to have their own industrial relations policies.

Our industrial relations policy covers:

  • Annual leave
  • Code of conduct including dress standard, internet & email usage,
  • Smoking in the workplace
  • Drugs & alcohol
  • Recruitment procedures including identifying business needs, define the role, role description, selection criteria, award coverage, job advertisement, interview preparation, conducting the interview, making a decision, job offer, induction and performance monitoring.