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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.


FWC axes AWU-Cleanevent "sweetheart" deal

The Fair Work Commission has terminated a Work Choices agreement between the AWU and a Spotless subsidiary that saved the employer about $2 million a year in wages and penalty rates.

"Unfathomable" that staffers would lie: Cbus head

The Cbus superannuation fund found it "incomprehensible" that two senior managers would lie about leaking members’ personal information to the CFMEU, the Heydon Royal Commission heard today.

AWU seeking to axe deals, as revelations force Melhem's hand

The AWU is seeking to terminate a substandard cleaning agreement exposed in the Heydon Royal Commission, while former Victorian branch secretary Cesar Melhem has stepped down as Labor whip in Victoria's upper house, after the inquiry criticised workplace deals struck during his leadership.

$25,000 "training" payment halted "community picket"

The construction firm Downer EDI paid $25,000 to help end a "community picket" of a heliport being used to fly workers to a Bass Strait gas project, the Heydon Royal Commission heard today.


Heydon seeks views on adopting US RICO regime

The Heydon Royal Commission has today asked for further submissions on the introduction of US-style anti-racketeering laws "to combat unlawful activities" in the construction industry, while noting it would constitute "a significant step requiring detailed and careful consideration".