In the latest stage of the AMWU's long battle to organise workers at high-tech manufacturer ResMed, an FWC full bench has consented to the union changing its rules to extend coverage to non-management employees at the company's Sydney headquarters.
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 FSU's national executive "intervened" to stymie national secretary Fiona Jordan's plan to engage an external investigator to examine a senior industrial officer's bullying complaint against assistant national secretary Geoff Derrick, a FWC decision has revealed.
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.