The FWC has upheld the "scrupulously fair" sacking of a second-in-charge installation worker over multiple safety breaches, including some so fundamental he should not have needed training to prevent them.
Two years after BHP Coal failed to block reinstated Workpac labour hire mineworker Kim Star from returning to its Bowen Basin coal mine, the Federal Court will hear her substantive adverse action claim against the resources giant.
An FWC full bench has adjourned the union application to introduce a paid pandemic leave entitlememt for award-covered health and community workers required to self-isolate during the coronavirus crisis.
The FWC has rejected a Tasmanian produce company's bid to avoid paying redundancy entitlements due to a "paucity" of evidence that it cannot pay and faces insolvency after a 100% coronavirus-related revenue hit.
An employer used a "contrived" selection process to make a "stellar" senior employee redundant because of his role as a safety representative and his complaints to a workplace safety regulator, the Federal Court has ruled