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Bench makes crucial ruling on child-related employment

An FWC full bench has ruled that a Catholic school religious education coordinator charged with criminal offences wasn't dismissed, because child protection legislation rendered "impermissible" his continued employment.

Employer cleared to "punish" worker who defied order

An employee dismissed for misconduct might now face imprisonment and penalties for contempt after failing to comply with a court order to repay more than $25,000 to his former employer.

Judge upholds removal of senior union position

The NSW Public Service Association says its axing of an assistant secretary position has boosted its war chest to fight the state government's electricity privatisation plans.

NSW Labor vows to fill bullying "gap"

NSW Labor will introduce new anti-bullying laws to complement, and possibly enhance, the federal scheme, if it wins Saturday's state election.

Bank chief's contract incorporated redundancy policy: Court

A chief executive has been awarded more than $3m after a court found that his employer's redundancy policy was incorporated into his contract of employment, but his off-sider will take home nothing after failing to prove that the policy became part of his contract as part of a "course of dealings".

Labor promises to strengthen pregnancy, surveillance protections

NSW Labor will introduce new protections for women who are pregnant or on family-related leave, regulate employee surveillance outside of work, and reverse many of the Coalition's changes to public sector employment if elected on March 28.

Summary dismissal in the eye of the beholder: Court

The NSW Supreme Court has ruled that the ANZ Bank did not need to prove that an executive leaked a doctored email to the media before sacking him without notice, only that it had formed the "opinion" that he had.