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Former officials kept luxury ute purchases secret, says TWU

The TWU has defended its handling of "questionable conduct" by two former secretaries of its WA branch over the purchase of two $150,000 "luxury utilities", which has been investigated by the Heydon Royal Commission.

Lawler alleges "false attacks" on him from within FWC

Fair Work Commission Vice President Michael Lawler says he has been under "enormous and sustained personal stress" since 2011, due to legal proceedings and media reportage involving his partner, former HSU national secretary Kathy Jackson.

New twist as Jackson declares she is bankrupt

Former HSU national secretary Kathy Jackson is now an undischarged bankrupt, throwing doubt on the civil proceedings in which the union is seeking to recover about $1.3 million.

'Thieving' Alex accused of grubby deals with officials to rip off workers

The Heydon Royal Commission witnessed fiery exchanges during the cross-examination of Sydney identity George Alex on Friday after the lawyer for a CFMEU "whistleblower" accused him of being a “thief” who did “grubby deals” with the union's officials to “rip off workers”.

Substantive HSU case against Jackson begins next week

The HSU's long-running case to recover about $1.3 million from former national secretary Kathy Jackson is set down for trial from June 29, after the Federal Court rejected a last-ditch application for a permanent stay.

CFMEU's 'Sparkles' Parker denies friendship with Alex

CFMEU construction and general division NSW branch secretary Brian Parker today continued to deny having a personal relationship with Sydney identity George Alex, despite almost 20 telephone recordings that suggest the contrary.