The head of the nation’s biggest construction union is set to be hurled before a court as the regulator in charge of industrial relations in the building sector pursues action against a number of union officials over their conduct involving a blockade at a $1.2 billion hospital project in Perth.

On Thursday, Fair Work Building and Construction (FWBC) announced it had launched Federal Court proceedings against Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) National Secretary Dave Noonan as well as State Secretary Mick Buchan, Assistant State Secretary Joseph McDonald and organiser Tawa Harris over alleged breaches of the Fair Work Act…