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IR manager one of leaders of enterprise union: UWU

The UWU told the FWC this morning that a proposed enterprise union now has the company's IR manager – an advocate of "union-free" workplaces – holding a key leadership position, as it seeks to convince the Commission to reject the entity's registration application.

CFMMEU mining division resolves to demerge

The national convention of the CFMMEU's mining and energy division has endorsed demerging from the broader organisation, warning against any attempt to stop it forming an "independent union".

Executive ruling on coverage would breach CFMMEU rules: Judge

The Federal Court has found it strongly arguable that the CFMMEU's national executive would have contravened the union's rules if it determined a coverage dispute between the construction and mining divisions at a national executive meeting that was to be held today, while construction division leader Dave Noonan probably has not been validly elected as national secretary of the broader union.

CFMMEU mining division wins injunction to stymie executive meeting

The Federal Court has this morning issued an injunction to stymie the agenda for a CFMMEU national executive meeting that was to begin this afternoon, after the union's mining and energy division claimed that if it proceeded the construction and general division would start poaching its members.


AWU leaders returned unopposed

The AWU's leadership has been returned unopposed, while national secretary Daniel Walton has stepped down from his secondary role as NSW branch secretary.

ROC revives AWU donations investigation

The Registered Organisations Commission is proceeding with its controversial investigation into past donations by the AWU, after the union allowed the deadline to pass to appeal to the High Court.


CFMMEU strikes back at O'Connor-challenging "traitor"

The CFMMEU's manufacturing division is seeking damages for the alleged negligence of a former organiser who is suing it at the same time as he is planning to challenge divisional Victorian secretary Michael O'Connor in delayed union elections.

Corrupt former HSU leader Jackson avoids jail

A Victorian County Court judge has held that former HSU official Kathy Jackson "selfishly" misused about $103,000 in union funds, but has handed down a wholly-suspended two-year jail sentence.