Tag: union

Labor proposes modifications to tackle union misconduct

Updated December 07, 2015 00:28:33 Federal Labor will today announce a suite of measures aimed at improving union governance, with tougher penalties for criminal offences and much more protections for whistleblowers on the cards. The Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption has uncovered misconduct in a number of unions, and is due to…


Two guys charged with blackmail following trade union royal commission referral

Posted December 06, 2015 15:35:52 Map: West Footscray 3012 Two Victorian guys have been charged with blackmail soon after an investigation by a joint police taskforce examining matters arising from the Royal Commission into Trade Union Corruption. Taskforce Heracles detectives charged a 51-year-old man from West Footscray and a 47-year-old man from Ocean Grove. The…


UQ condemns ‘racist’ campaign for white student union

Posted November 27, 2015 20:19:48 The University of Queensland has condemned a “racist” Facebook web page attempting to garner help for a “white student union” on its campus. The so-named University of Queensland White Student Union web page was designed this week and purports to be “a safe place to assistance and promote the interests…