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Lay criminal charges against CFMEU's Ravbar & Hanna: Stoljar

The CFMEU says it will seek a police investigation into the "leaking" of Heydon Royal Commission submissions that recommend that criminal charges be laid against the secretary and former president of its construction and general division's Queensland branch over the destruction of documents.

Cleanevent says AWU didn't want a record of cosy deal

The AWU did not want a trade-off for lower wages for cleaners being mentioned in the same document that dealt with employer payment of union memberships, the Heydon Royal Commission has heard.

Payment to union seemingly "deliberately falsified"

The documentation for a $300,000 payment by the builder of Melbourne's EastLink toll road to the AWU appears to have been "deliberately falsified", the Heydon Royal Commission heard today.

FWC to hear bid to reverse Coles agreement; and more

FWC bench to hear bid to overturn Coles deal approval; Heydon not planning to recall Shorten, but Howes set to appear; Ballot gets the go-ahead despite employer objections; Queensland FIFO report recommends workforce, accommodation laws; High Court confirms role of hindsight in determining injury claims; and Employers, unions decry threats to freedom of association.

CFMEU's Parker back in Heydon's sights

The Heydon Royal Commission will examine whether CFMEU construction and general division NSW branch secretary Brian Parker received secret commissions or benefits from construction companies or subcontractors, counsel assisting told a hearing this morning.

Heydon won't put Jackson back on stand

The Heydon Royal Commission has decided not to recall former HSU national secretary Kathy Jackson as a witness before it delivers its final report at the end of the year.

Royal Commission hurls grenade into CFMEU

Festering tensions within the Queensland branch of the CFMEU's construction and general division have been exposed by a secret recording from July this year that has been released by the Heydon Royal Commission.

Mirvac helped build BLF official's house, inquiry hears

A former Mirvac Queensland manager gave approval to provide materials and tradespeople for a house being built by a State secretary of the BLF, the Heydon Royal Commission has heard.

CFMEU seeking injunction against Federal Police

The CFMEU has launched legal action against the Australian Federal Police, alleging that police attached to the Heydon Royal Commission conducted an unlawful raid on its offices last month.