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Melhem trial avoided as former AWU secretary admits breaches

Victorian State Labor MP and former AWU leader Cesar Melhem has agreed to admit eight civil breaches of the law covering union memberships, avoiding a scheduled 12-day trial due to begin tomorrow in the Federal Court.

AWU-ROC deal avoids long trial

The AWU has made a formal agreement with the Registered Organisation Commission over its civil prosecution alleging breaches of the law that regulates union membership matters.

Latest union marriage vows "radical" structure

The United Workers Union that is set to emerge from the amalgamation of United Voice and the NUW will have a "radical" structure that does away with state branches and instead adopts internal union "electorates" and sectoral organising.


Setka anti-expulsion case might be bound for High Court

CFMMEU construction and general division Victorian branch secretary John Setka might take his legal action to block his expulsion from the ALP to the High Court, the Victorian Supreme Court has heard today.

Paramedics split from United Voice

The leadership of the union representing Victorian paramedics and ambulance workers has resigned and broken away from United Voice.

Porter readying pitch to crossbench on "integrity" bill

The Morrison Government is looking to win crossbench support in the Senate for its crackdown on unions and officials who repeatedly break the law by stressing that it is aligning their treatment with that applying to wayward companies and directors under the Corporations Act 2001.

New state leaders for MUA

The MUA's two senior national leaders have been re-elected for four-year terms but new chiefs have been voted up in Queensland and Victoria.

PM pushes for collaborative workplaces

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will ask IR Minister Christian Porter to review the IR system with a view to expunging barriers to "shared gains" for employers and employees, while he has also reiterated the Government's commitment to reintroducing the "ensuring integrity" legislation to target "thugs in militant unions".

Construction union's unity shattered after deputy resigns

The CFMMEU construction and general division's pledge overnight of its "full support" for embattled Victorian branch secretary John Setka has been undercut by the resignation today of his deputy, Shaun Reardon, due to "irreconcilable differences" with his boss.