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Leadership settled in newly-unified FAAA

The AEC has confirmed that candidates for leadership positions in the Flight Attendants' Association's new unified structure have been elected unopposed, making Teri O'Toole its first federal secretary in control of international and domestic assistant secretaries.

Labor's questions divert ROC's attention

The Registered Organisations Commission has spent up to 42% of its recent work time responding to questions on notice from Labor's Senator Kimberley Kitching, according to one of its senior officers.

HSU "whistleblower" Jackson pleads guilty to deception

Former HSU national secretary Kathy Jackson faces a pre-sentencing hearing on November 17 after this week pleading guilty in the Victorian County Court to two charges of obtaining a financial advantage of deception.

Vale Peter "Simmo" Simpson

Unions are mourning the death at 57 of former Queensland/NT ETU secretary Peter "Simmo" Simpson.

Maurice Blackburn alumnus to succeed ASU's White

The successor to the ASU's long-time leader in the aviation industry, Linda White, is looking towards innovation in campaigning as unions look to save airline jobs and to protect equal pay funding in the community sector.

ASU's White in departure lounge

ASU assistant national secretary Linda White, arguably Australian unions' savviest analyst of the aviation industry, intends to step down from her role in coming weeks.

CFMMEU's internecine war flares afresh over social posts

The CFMMEU's mining and energy division has threatened to boycott the union's national operations in protest at "payback and retribution" against the manufacturing division by construction and general division Victorian branch secretary, John Setka.

Rule change streamlines ASU leadership team

The FWC has granted the ASU a rule change allowing it to abolish one of two assistant national secretary positions and exercise more flexibility in light of COVID-19 when scheduling meetings and its national conference.

Union officials to pay fines despite ABCC's "hyperbolic" argument

The ABCC has enjoyed another mixed result in its campaign to bring the CFMMEU to heel, a Federal Court judge agreeing to impose personal payment orders against three officials involved in picketing a building site but rejecting argument that the union's past record should necessarily attract maximum penalties.