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No "irregularities" in O'Connor's re-election: Court

The Federal Court has concluded its inquiry into the CFMMEU manufacturing division's recent election that overwhelmingly returned Michael O'Connor as national leader, finding no "irregularities" in six candidates having their nominations disallowed and 83 alleged members being denied the opportunity to vote.

CFMMEU mining division seeks to overturn demerger ruling

The CFMMEU's mining and energy division last night lodged an appeal in the Federal Court against last week's FWC decision that rejected its application to withdraw from the amalgamated union.


Court rebuffs ABCC take on CFMMEU "corrective measures"

The Federal Court has rejected the ABCC's "cynical" view of CFMMEU-commissioned entry rights training for an inexperienced organiser who pushed over a Fulton Hogan manager when pressing to access parts of a Monash Freeway project site in 2017.


Ex-ground crew deserve answers ahead of Qantas appeal: Judge

A Federal Court judge will press ahead with hearing TWU arguments for reinstatement and compensation for almost 1700 former Qantas ground crew workers, despite the airline yesterday lodging an appeal against his decision that outsourcing their jobs was unlawful.

CFMMEU abandons Workpac class action

The CFMMEU's mining and energy division has dropped its class action seeking backpay for casual workers from labour hire company Workpac, following the High Court's recent decision in Rossato and the passage of retrospective laws in March.

ACCC's union cartel case collapses

The ACCC's criminal cartel case against the CFMMEU and its ACT construction and general division branch secretary Jason O'Mara has been withdrawn by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.

ROC turns up heat on peak restaurant body

An employer organisation that bllls itself as the "voice" of the hospitality industry is being investigated for potential member registration breaches.

"Waterside worker" definition survives pressure test

A FWC full bench has after granting the MUA permission to test the boundaries of what constitutes a "waterside worker" ultimately rejected its bid to revive an application for a majority support determination for control room operators at a liquefied gas storage facility.