The NSW IRC has rejected road transport organisation Natroad's bid to exempt its members from legislation extending minimum rates for owner drivers and contractors throughout NSW, finding the unregistered association lacks standing.
An application to register a new union for Korean workers and workers employed by Korean businesses will be heard by the FWC later this month, but it faces stiff opposition after the Commission received up to 12 objections.
The Heydon Royal Commission has recommended that the Turnbull Government introduce special legislation to disqualify officers of the CFMEU who are deemed by Parliament to be not to be fit and proper persons, while stopping short of recommending the union's deregistration.
The NSW Teachers Federation has amalgamated its state and federal branches into a single entity, while the NSW/ACT Independent Education Union expects to officially become a subdivision of the IEUA by the beginning of next year.
The FWC has given in-principle approval to the federal registration of a NSW health sector employer organisation, while NSW PSA industrial staff and Australian screen directors are now covered by their own federally-registered organisations.