The amount of fines and penalties imposed for breaches of workplace relations law within the building and construction industry has soared by 30 percent, a new report has found.

And the number of enquiries received as well as the number of cases brought has also increased. Releasing the latest version of its annual report, Fair Work Building and Construction (FWBC) said the dollar value of fines and penalties imposed for breaches of workplace relations law with the construction sector…