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HSU's Jackson fails to overturn repayment order

Former HSU national secretary Kathy Jackson has today failed in her attempt to appeal a Federal Court decision for her to repay about $1.4 million to her old union.

CFMEU leader likened to FIFA's Sepp Blatter in Senate spray

CFMEU national secretary Michael O'Connor has been described in Federal Parliament as the "Sepp Blatter of the union movement" by a Nationals senator in tabling affidavits by three former CFMEU officials who continue to claim they were driven out of the NSW construction branch for whistleblowing.

Court clears former Keddies partner to practice

A partner at Keddies Lawyers, a former leading workers' compensation firm accused of gross overcharging of clients, has been granted a barrister's practising certificate, despite staunch opposition from the NSW Bar Association.

NUW branch admits "governance failures"

The NUW's NSW branch has admitted "very serious governance failures" in recent years, while seeking to defend president Marilyn Issanchon and new state secretary Wayne Meaney.

Don't hear Jackson's appeal, HSU tells court

The HSU has told the Federal Court it should not hear an appeal by former national secretary Kathy Jackson against repaying $1.4 million, because her status as an undischarged bankrupt means she has no standing.

Heydon defending release of documents late on Friday

The Heydon Royal Commission is sticking to its defence that its late-night document release on Friday was aimed at meeting the legal deadline for releasing written submissions.