CFMEU official John Lomax is said to be considering launching a malicious prosecution lawsuit over a blackmail charge against him after it was dropped.
Mr Lomax was charged with blackmail in August, but the charges were recently dropped. He is now considering his options against the police.
In related news The CFMEU’s ACT branch is taking the state’s policing to court over raids on its Canberra office.
Police were seeking evidence of blackmail and bribery crimes at the time but the union claims the raid was unlawful.