Former HSU leader Kathy Jackson and her partner - Fair Work Commission Vice President Michael Lawler - have given an undertaking to the Federal Court that they will not finalise the transfer of a property in NSW, pending the result of litigation with the union.
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.
Coles Supermarkets is a step closer to putting to ballot a single retail deal covering 80,000 workers, after the Fair Work Commission comprehensively rejected a TWU scope order application for online delivery drivers, finding they were an "integrated and integral part" of the company's retail operations.
The licenced aircraft engineers' union is urging the "liberalisation" of union coverage rules, saying that if they didn't exist at all, the industrial unrest that fuelled the bargaining battle between the union and Qantas might have been diminished before the airline dramatically shut down its operations and locked out its workforce in 2011.
A demarcation dispute over coverage of employees at high-end medical equipment manufacturer ResMed Limited will be heard by a FWC full bench, with the AWU and the company opposing the AMWU's bid to extend its eligibility rules.