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Australian construction union criminal cartel case collapses over witness' memory challenges (Update*)

By Laurel Henning
  • 16 Aug 2021 21:13
  • 16 Aug 2021 23:42
Australia's first criminal-cartel prosecution against a labor organization has collapsed today, after the country's federal prosecutor withdrew all charges against the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining Energy Union and union official Jason O'Mara.

In a statement today (see here), Rod Sims, the chairman of the Australian Competition & Commerce Commission, or ACCC, said the

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