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ROC seeks to correct AWU raids ruling

In the ROC's appeal against the Federal Court ruling that invalidated its probe into the AWU's donations to Get Up, it claims the trial judge misconstrued prosecution time limits and misunderstood what constitutes "reasonable grounds" for the watchdog to start an investigation.

New pay rules looming for lawyers, clerks

New rules for recording the working hours of junior lawyers and paralegals are set to take effect from March, despite protests from major law firms, while up to a million clerical employees are set to be subject to similar provisions.

ROC ends pursuit of NUW NSW branch

The ROC has decided it is not in the public interest to seek penalties against the NUW's NSW branch, despite an 18-month investigation finding its entire management committee probably breached the Registered Organisations Act by failing to properly oversee branch expenditure.

CFMMEU national leader seeks to halt "poaching"

CFMMEU national secretary Michael O'Connor has applied for Federal Court orders to immediately stop construction and general division Victorian branch leader John Setka from encouraging and inducing manufacturing division members to resign and join his operation.





Porter optimistic on "integrity" legislation

IR Minister Christian Porter is confident that a "sensible compromise" with Senate crossbenchers will win their support to pass the "Ensuring Integrity" Bill.

ROC says AWU flouted reporting obligations for years

The Registered Organisations Commission has told the AWU it appears to have breached it statutory reporting obligations on its membership in each consecutive year from 2009 until 2017.