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MUA can enter Ichthys project for discussions: Commission

The FWC has confirmed the MUA's right to represent "waterside workers" employed by the construction contractor for the Darwin Harbour facilities being built as part of INPEX's major Ichthys LNG project.

Leadership rival gains access to union membership list

A candidate seeking to run a team against the current international flight attendants union leadership will be given a copy of the union's membership contact details if she agrees to undertakings, an FWC full bench has ruled.

Granting of permit to Westgate organiser a bridge too far: FWC

The AMWU has failed in its bid to obtain an entry permit for an organiser involved in the notorious Westgate Bridge dispute because imposing additional permit conditions would amount to "no more than shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted", says the FWC.

Bench rejects ResMed bid to block AMWU

In the latest stage of the AMWU's long battle to organise workers at high-tech manufacturer ResMed, an FWC full bench has consented to the union changing its rules to extend coverage to non-management employees at the company's Sydney headquarters.


HSU's Jackson fails to overturn repayment order

Former HSU national secretary Kathy Jackson has today failed in her attempt to appeal a Federal Court decision for her to repay about $1.4 million to her old union.

Major employer's clerical error sinks agreement

Stevedore DP World has acknowledged its "clerical error" is to blame for the FWC's rejection of proposed enterprise agreements for its Melbourne and Brisbane container terminals, after its ballot declarations wrongly stated that fewer than 10% and 2% of workers respectively supported the deals.


Dragline not the right place for discussions, says FWC

The CFMEU is considering whether to appeal after it was refused permission to hold talks in a BHP Coal mine's dragline crib rooms because it was a "functional work area", rather than a meal or break area.

Unfair dismissal round-up: Morning sickness justifies extending time; and more

Morning sickness justifies extending time; Legal representation granted in drug test dismissal case; Constructive dismissal by phone justified after vehicle log book failure; Refusal to accept a large settlement not unreasonable, says FWC; and "Informal chat" insufficient consultation for horse trainer redundancy.