The FWC has found that an employer was justified in seeking to protect its reputation by sacking a "dishonest" employee who told a client she had sent an important document when no trace of the email could ever be found.
The FWC has found Qantas should have implemented a penalty "lesser than dismissal" for a long-serving flight attendant who stole alcohol from a flight then lied about it, but has rejected reinstating him because it might "condone" theft.
The NSW IRC has ordered the reinstatement from today of a decorated senior prison officer it dismissed for assaulting three inmates while suffering from a mental illness, but he will be denied backpay due to his misconduct.
Compensation discounted for sending abusive texts; "Chronic" mental health issues don't warrant extension of time; IT consultant not an independent contractor, says FWC; and Airport trips not private travel.
A postal worker who was backed by then shadow IR minister John Howard in postal union elections 20 years ago has today won compensation after the FWC ruled that Australia Post made a single "glaring error" when it summarily dismissed him.
Employee sacked for failing to disclose Uber employment; Dismissal for breach of new zero tolerance drug policy warranted, says FWC; Commission reinstates employee after finding employer's policies lacked clarity; CFMEU organisers acted improperly when inspecting site on safety grounds.