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CFMEU's "power" play fails to impress court as $540,000 in fines stand

A full Federal Court has described as "astounding" a CFMEU argument that it should not be held liable for organisers' unauthorised entries to building sites because the alleged contraventions should be viewed as an exercise of "power", rather than of a "right" defined by the Fair Work Act.

Court fines TWU WA officials for ute purchases, redundancy payout

The Federal Court has today ordered former TWU WA branch secretaries Jim McGiveron and Rick Burton to pay more than $65,000 in penalties, mostly for their roles in purchasing two "luxury utes" for their personal use and arranging a redundancy payment of almost $400,000 to McGiveron.

May Day start for ROC

The new standalone regulator for registered organisations will start operating on Monday, May 1, with its new powers taking effect by the following day.

Start date for ROC pushed back

The timetable for having the Registered Organisations Commission up and running appears to have slipped, with a new target adopted for it to be in place by the end of June.


NUW frustrated in bid to cross-examine former leader

The NUW has today asked its former NSW leader Derrick Belan about evidence he gave to the Heydon Royal Commission, as it defends his brother Nick's unfair dismissal claim in the FWC.

Korean Workers Union to share member list with objectors

The FWC has ordered a new organisation for workers employed by Korean businesses to disclose its membership list to employer associations and unions opposing its expanding application for registration as a union.


HSU's Jackson to face committal hearing

Former HSU national secretary Kathy Jackson will face a four-week committal hearing later this year on 70 charges of theft and deception.