Welcome to the world of Craig Thomson: a parallel universe in Real World The FWA report states on December 13, , Thomson was. A FAIR Work Australia (FWA) probe into Labor MP Craig Thomson’s led by FWA director Terry Nassios – were on track to report to the FWA. Evidence obtained from the FWA interview with Mr Thomson. Union, Craig Thomson, National Secretary, Level 2 Victoria Street.

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FWA urges civil suit against Thomson: experts respond

Not just a one-off, repory continuous poor judgement. Originally published as Thompson rwport results likely by year’s end. The lengthy time that FWA has taken to complete its investigations into the HSU has seriously weakened the political position of the organisation.

The investigations are continuing,” the spokeswoman said. Available editions United States. In the s high union membership and more generous union entry rights to workplaces meant that the industrial regulator played little role in the direct enforcement of industrial awards. A move last week to install former Liberal MP Peter Slipper as Speaker, replacing Harry Jenkins who moved to the Labor backbench, has shored up the government’s slender hold in the lower house.


FWA has found its resources thinly spread. The regulator says the union committed breaches of the Registered Organisations Act – all civil penalties punishable by fine. Formal democratic procedures have failed to protect the interests of union members.

Most Australians did not want Malcolm Turnbull to be deposed as prime minister. The pressure continues to intensify on embattled MP Craig Thomson.

Craig Thompson probe results likely by year’s end

The industrial watchdog has been looking at the allegations relating to Mr Thomson’s time as the Health Services Union HSU national secretary since Aprilbut a formal investigation did not start until March FWA has yet to decide whether the report will be made public.

Third, reform of the relationship between unions and the ALP is thomson overdue. Fair Work Australia has finally ended years of uncertainty by publicly releasing its recommendations on the embattled Health Services Union.

Unions can no longer use the fig leaf of class war, or the pretence that these private matters that will be settled internally. Repprt an article and join a growing community of more than 77, cfaig and researchers from 2, institutions. In missing that opportunity, Gillard has showed a characteristic lack of political judgement.

Justin NorrieThe Conversation.

Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons license. Here, the experts respond to the latest development in this long-running saga.


Log in No account? A spokeswoman told AAP on Tuesday that this remained the case.

The question now becomes whether Ms Gillard will welcome Thomson back to the party. The comparison with Peter Slipper is an instructive one.

Online File – FWA v Thomson

But it is known the investigation is not only looking at union documents and evidence but allegations made in various media reports. The downfall of Labor rport in Queensland and to a crait extent NSW owed much to failures of public health administration. It shows detachment from the electorate. Furthermore, if he was to be taken back in the midst of continuing allegations, the government would be opening itself to further questions about whether it can make sound political judgement.

Author Justin Norrie Editor. Become a Friend today. His resignation from parliament would put pressure on the Labor minority government, but not lead to its fall. The latest development in the HSU saga emphasises three points.

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