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Teaching unions restructure

The NSW Teachers Federation has amalgamated its state and federal branches into a single entity, while the NSW/ACT Independent Education Union expects to officially become a subdivision of the IEUA by the beginning of next year.

CFMEU leader failed to observe disclosure "duty"

The FWC has ordered CFMEU construction and general division WA branch secretary Mick Buchan to amend his application for a new entry permit after finding he failed to declare four active court proceedings against him.

New team at HSU

The HSU's ties to former leader Kathy Jackson have ended with the election of a new national secretary and president.

Court orders ex-union official to repay money in legal first

The Federal Court has fined the HSU and three former Victorian officials a total of nearly $68,000 for financial governance irregularities, and, in a first under registered organisations legislation, ordered one of them to repay the union more than $26,000.


Union can't be subject to criminal and civil penalty action: full court

A Federal Court full court has agreed to stay FWBC penalty action against the CFMEU and eight officials over the Grocon blockades on the basis that the same conduct has already led to criminal proceedings, but has allowed the watchdog's unlawful coercion case to continue.


Police charge Employee Ombudsman with fraud

South Australian Employee Ombudsman Stephen Brennan has been charged with falsifying accounts and dishonesty when secretary of the TCFU's former SA/Tasmanian branch, while the Fair Work Commission is continuing to investigate the branch's financial affairs.

$190,000 fine for CFMEU and McDonald over Pilbara stopwork

The Federal Court has ordered the CFMEU (construction and general division) and WA branch assistant secretary Joe McDonald to pay a total of $193,600 for their part in an unlawful stopwork at a Pilbara site.