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Fair Work Commission case against Craig Thomson goes to mediation

THE Fair Work Commission’s case against Craig Thomson will go to mediation, but the former Labor MP has lost a bid to have it heard in Sydney to keep his costs down as a “recently unemployed” parliamentarian.

Federal Court judge Christopher Jessup today heard the FWC and Mr Thomson had agreed to mediation on the allegations he misused union funds in his campaign for the seat of Dobell in 2007.

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