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FAAA secretary dismissed for gross misbehaviour

The Flight Attendants Association national divisional council has dismissed secretary Andrew Staniforth for gross misbehaviour and neglect of duty, amid a bruising dispute which has taken its toll on all parties.

Kathy Jackson trial might take three months

The trial of former HSU leader Kathy Jackson will call about 90 witnesses and might take three months, the Victorian County Court heard today.

Qantas cabin crew trumpet new deal as TWU sounds sour note

The FAAA says it is delighted with a new deal endorsed by more than 90% of voting Qantas international flight attendants, but the TWU has slammed it for perpetuating a two-tiered system that pays some cabin crew less than half the money for performing the same work.

"Sleeper" whistleblower protections ready to stir

The ACTU is preparing to train affiliates to comply with the more stringent governance requirements under the Turnbull Government's rules for registered organisations, as the new regulator develops plans to increase awareness of protections for reprisals against whistleblowers - which extend to imprisonment.




Court fines TWU WA officials for ute purchases, redundancy payout

The Federal Court has today ordered former TWU WA branch secretaries Jim McGiveron and Rick Burton to pay more than $65,000 in penalties, mostly for their roles in purchasing two "luxury utes" for their personal use and arranging a redundancy payment of almost $400,000 to McGiveron.


NUW frustrated in bid to cross-examine former leader

The NUW has today asked its former NSW leader Derrick Belan about evidence he gave to the Heydon Royal Commission, as it defends his brother Nick's unfair dismissal claim in the FWC.