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McManus beefs-up ACTU legal strength with new hire

ACTU secretary Sally McManus has boosted the peak union body's industrial law capacity by hiring the CFMEU construction and general division's senior national legal officer, Tom Roberts.

Largest union's leader moving on after eight years

The ANMF has cemented its spot as Australia's biggest union – with a record 270,000 members - as federal secretary Lee Thomas announces that she will depart next month.

Hall succeeds militant McDonald at CFMEU

The CFMEU's construction and general division has elected ACT branch secretary Dean Hall to succeed militant veteran Joe McDonald as its national president.

CFMEU leader recovering from surgery

CFMEU construction and general division WA branch secretary Mick Buchan has temporarily stepped down from his role while he recovers from liver transplant surgery.

ACTU president seeking preselection for parliament

ACTU president Ged Kearney might soon be leaving the peak body, if she wins preselection for a Labor heartland seat in the Victorian Parliament that is under threat from the Greens.

Slaters confirm swingeing job cuts, office closures

The ASX-listed law firm Slater & Gordon has announced plans to cut more than 90 jobs, close 10 offices and relocate others to cut costs as part of a "business-wide transformation plan".



Slaters exit door still spinning

Slater & Gordon has been hit by another key departure from its IR and employment team, according to Victorian legal sources.

Gordon extends hand as suitor for Slaters exodus

Prominent Melbourne lawyer Peter Gordon has confirmed he is re-launching his law firm and says "the doors are open" to recent high-profile departures from Slater & Gordon.