Nov 16, 2012

HSU elections back on track as fresh legal action looms

A legal stoush that threatened to delay the troubled HSU's internal election has been resolved today.

Andrew Crook — Former <em>Crikey</em> Senior Journalist

Andrew Crook

Former Crikey Senior Journalist

Fresh elections for Jeff Jackson’s former Health Services Union fiefdom are back on track after leading secretary candidate Diana Asmar was re-admitted to the contest following a Federal Court fight in Melbourne this afternoon.

Justice Richard Tracey ruled that Asmar’s name would be included on HSU No 1 branch ballot paper, striking down a previous Australian Electoral Commission decision that she was ineligible under internal rules.

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3 thoughts on “HSU elections back on track as fresh legal action looms

  1. Edward James

    If only there was a way to have all the members resign and walk away from this cesspool of Union abuse of trusting membership. Edward James

  2. shepherdmarilyn

    How does a school teacher get to be involved in a health workers union anyway?

  3. GeeWizz

    Wow so even more Labor Party MP’s involved… deeper and deeper down the rabbit hole we go.

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