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AustraliaSetka given more time to press Labor case

03:15  01 july  2019
03:15  01 july  2019 Source:   msn.com

Albanese pushes ALP to expel CFMEU's Setka

Albanese pushes ALP to expel CFMEU's Setka Labor leader Anthony Albanese has called for the expulsion of union leader John Setka from the ALP, in a letter to the party's national secretary Noah Carroll.

Controversial union boss John Setka has been given more time to mount his case to remain a member of the Labor Party. Despite the extra time , Mr Albanese remains confident Mr Setka will be expelled from the Labor Party. "It is a fact that Mr Setka pleaded guilty to very serious charges of

Controversial union boss John Setka has been given more time to mount his case to remain a member of the Labor Party. But after writing to the party's national secretary, he has been given an extra 10 days to prepare his case . Images allegedly part of harassment case against Setka .

Setka given more time to press Labor case© AAP: Stefan Postles The CFMEU national executive has thrown its support behind John Setka. Controversial union boss John Setka has been given more time to mount his case to remain a member of the Labor Party.

Labor Leader Anthony Albanese wants the construction kingpin's membership torn up, arguing Mr Setka has not lived up to the party's values.

The union boss was due to have his case heard at a Labor national executive meeting on Friday.

But after writing to the party's national secretary, he has been given an extra 10 days to prepare his case.

Images allegedly part of harassment case against Setka

Images allegedly part of harassment case against Setka More than 20 photographs part of the case against embattled building union leader.

Controversial union boss John Setka has been given more time to mount his case to remain a member of the Labor Party. But after writing to the party's national secretary, he has been given an extra 10 days to prepare his case . "He was tied up in dealing with the matters that were before the

Controversial union boss John Setka has been given more time to mount his case to remain a member of the Labor Party. Labor leader Anthony Albanese wants the construction kingpin's membership torn up, arguing Mr Setka has not lived up to the party's values. The union boss was due

"He was tied up in dealing with the matters that were before the courts last week," Mr Albanese told reporters in Canberra on Monday.

Despite the extra time, Mr Albanese remains confident Mr Setka will be expelled from the Labor Party.

"It is a fact that Mr Setka pleaded guilty to very serious charges of harassment," he said.

"If Mr Setka was a rugby league player, he would have been kicked out of his club over the revelations that have been made."

The push for expulsion emerged after Mr Setka reportedly made comments criticising anti-domestic campaigner Rosie Batty, a claim he denies.

Last week, Mr Setka was also convicted for harassing his wife.

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Victorian construction union boss John Setka is going to the Supreme Court in a bid to stop federal Labor expelling him from the party. Embattled union boss John Setka is due in Victoria's Supreme Court as he fights Labor's bid to expel him from the party. Federal leader Anthony Albanese wants the Victorian CFMMEU secretary's membership torn up, arguing Setka does not live up to Labor values. But Setka says expelling him will stop him being an effective advocate for the union and its members.

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