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Jan 30, 2014

Kathy Jackson facing litigation of her own in HSU fallout

While she was a key witness against Craig Thomson in the former MP's prosecution, Health Services Union boss Kathy Jackson faces legal action initiated by her own union.

Bernard Keane — Politics editor

Bernard Keane

Politics editor

The Health Services Union’s national secretary Kathy Jackson — last week the star witness in the prosecution of former MP Craig Thomson — is currently embroiled in her own litigation with the union of which she remains notional head.

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  1. drmick

    Justice is slow but poetic. She and her friend deserve everything they get for what they did and what they took. They were well compensated by Murdoch so I hope they take all of that of them as well.

  2. JohnB

    Four questions:
    Was former Liberal National President bankrupted?
    Was former Labor National President bankrupted?
    Why have the two largest Australian political parties been presided over by such men?
    What is being done to prevent recurrences?

  3. JohnB

    Pardon me…
    Question 1:

    Was former Liberal National President John Elliott bankrupted?

  4. klewso

    What a culture – funded by members?
    It will be interesting, though, to see if that ethical black hole, Reith, tries to save her, after he’s used and tossed her aside?

  5. Salamander

    God Reith has been employed by Fairfax now. Couldn’t they go out with some dignity?

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