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No "irregularities" in O'Connor's re-election: Court

The Federal Court has concluded its inquiry into the CFMMEU manufacturing division's recent election that overwhelmingly returned Michael O'Connor as national leader, finding no "irregularities" in six candidates having their nominations disallowed and 83 alleged members being denied the opportunity to vote.

CFMMEU mining division seeks to overturn demerger ruling

The CFMMEU's mining and energy division last night lodged an appeal in the Federal Court against last week's FWC decision that rejected its application to withdraw from the amalgamated union.

Court heads off CFMMEU's subterranean turf bid

The CFMMEU has failed in an interlocutory court bid to enter tunnelling sites at Brisbane's $5 billion Cross River Rail Project, in the midst of a demarcation dispute with the AWU.

ROC turns up heat on peak restaurant body

An employer organisation that bllls itself as the "voice" of the hospitality industry is being investigated for potential member registration breaches.

ABCC ups ante with bid to halt crowdfunded fine payments

The ABCC will ask a court to prohibit union officials from "crowdfunding" personal penalties in what represents a significant escalation of its on-going bid to combat contravening union conduct in the construction industry.

AMWU rules don't cover BHP OS trainees: FWC

The FWC has thrown out a bid by the AMWU to enter the BHP OS training facility near Mackay to hold discussions with about 150 maintenance trainees, finding the union's coverage rule for fitters and engineering trades doesn't extend to the "caterpillar" trainees until they become maintenance associate "butterflies".


Court halts action against Victorian AMWU leader

The Federal Court has today restrained the AMWU from proceeding with internal charges of alleged misconduct against a Victorian branch leader that could have him removed from his position.

Bench backs landmark flight crew coverage ruling

An FWC full bench has upheld an AFAP rule change decision that will enable it to compete with AIPA to represent all Qantas mainline pilots, finding the competition will keep the Flying Kangaroo's "in-house" union "on their toes and honest".

Setback for Setka as election allowed to proceed

The Federal Court has blocked a bid by an official backed by CFMMEU construction and general division Victorian branch secretary John Setka to delay an election that opens today for the union's manufacturing division, as he continues his campaign to wrest control from its leader, Michael O'Connor.