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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.

Whistleblowers broke the code, says CFMMEU

The CFMMEU's code of conduct requiring officers to "publicly defend" colleagues, refrain from casting aspersions and deal with all concerns internally forms the basis of the union's defence in a court case involving two former organisers who claim they were ousted for whistleblowing in a media interview.

ROC expects to hear more from whistleblowers in 2019

The Registered Organisations Commission believes that whistleblower disclosures will increasingly underpin its work from next year as it steps up efforts to encourage unions and employer bodies to establish "speak up" cultures.


Court to rule whether FWC captured by Royal Commissions Act

Sacked NUW NSW official Nick Belan has today continued his challenge to the FWC's ability to rely on evidence given to royal commissions, urging a full Federal Court to treat the tribunal like a court and find that it should not have been able to uphold his sacking on the basis of admissions made in 2015.