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Court stays prison term for Snapchat video

A court has stayed the imprisonment of an army cadet who posted an intimate video on Snapchat, finding numerous questions existed about whether he had been afforded a fair hearing by two military tribunals.

Ousted union secretary seeks reinstatement, penalties

Former FSU Victoria and Tasmania local executive secretary David Scanlon is suing the union and seven members of its local executive for ousting him in February, after he refused to send a nominated delegation to an ALP state conference.



Prison plumber's behaviour beyond redemption: FWC

The FWC has upheld the dismissal of an unrepentant prison plumber who claimed to have been sacked without formal warning for repeatedly falsifying timesheets after being "pushed" to charge for extra hours.

University begins appeal over 'intellectual freedoms' sacking

James Cook University has told a full Federal Court that academics must abide by its code of conduct when exercising intellectual freedoms, as it challenges a finding it unlawfully sacked a professor for criticising prominent climate research.


BP to "uphold values" despite losing Hitler parody appeal

BP has vowed to keep upholding its values across operations despite failing to upset FWC full bench orders to reinstate a worker who made a Hitler parody video of its protracted bargaining with oil refinery workers.

Meatworker boned over uncharacteristic Coke theft: FWC

A meatworks boner sacked just shy of his tenth work anniversary for stealing a can of coke is in line for almost $30,000 in compensation plus accrued long service leave, after the FWC found the employer's response harsh.