An inspector sacked by the ABCC for failing to disclose criminal and disciplinary proceedings when he was a police officer must pay $25,000 security to challenge a court's rejection of his bid for a judicial review.
A bank manager who turned up for work five days after being fired with immediate effect has had her unfair dismissal claim rejected on the basis that she fell marginally short of the minimum six month employment period required by the Act.
The Human Rights Commission has recommended an employer update anti-bias policies that provided insufficient guidance on how to avoid discriminating against an employee with a prior conviction for selling drugs.
A firefighter who failed to disclose adverse findings of professional misconduct has been given a temporary reprieve after the FWC found his probationary period should be extended until a dispute over his employer's move to sack him is determined.
Cleaning contractor Sodexo has been unable to escape paying severance to some workers it transferred to a new employer, after the FWC found it failed to find them acceptable alternative work and criticised "misleading traps" that rendered "meaningless" its national HR manager's "guarantee" their entitlements would be protected.