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Judge upholds removal of senior union position

The NSW Public Service Association says its axing of an assistant secretary position has boosted its war chest to fight the state government's electricity privatisation plans.


New permit for CFMEU leader, despite FWBC opposition

The FWC has issued a new, unconditional entry permit to the CFMEU construction and general division's Queensland leader, rejecting the building watchdog's argument that it should be withheld because of union conduct that has attracted more than $900,000 in fines during his eight years as "ringmaster".

Royal Commission to resume this month

The Heydon Royal Commission will turn its spotlight onto the ETU's NSW branch when it resumes public hearings on April 27.

High Court to hear Boral case today

The High Court will today hear the CFMEU's argument that Boral can't use court discovery processes to force the union to produce documents that might expose it to punishment for contempt for allegedly defying injunctions on Victoria's Regional Rail project.


ACTU to ask for dollop of super on minimum wage increase

The ACTU will ask the Fair Work Commission for an extra 0.5% in award superannuation to compensate for the Abbott Government's freezing of Labor's scheduled increases to the guarantee levy, in its submission to this year's annual wage review to be lodged on Friday.


Lyons drops challenge to Oliver

ACTU assistant secretary Tim Lyons has dropped his challenge to Dave Oliver for leadership of Australia's peak union body.

Asmar returned as HSU branch leader

The secretary of the HSU's Victoria No 1 branch, Diana Asmar, has been returned with a resounding majority, but still faces scrutiny over the branch's alleged failure to follow procedures for issuing entry permits to organisers.