The FWC has upheld Westpac's summary dismissal of a bank manager who breached six of the seven principles in the bank's code of conduct when he failed to disclose an affair with a subordinate and breached a restraining order she took out.
The Fair Work Commission has given a school religious education coordinator the green light to proceed with his unfair dismissal claim after his employer failed to establish that his employment ceased via the doctrine of frustration.
An exemption to permit South Australia's courts to engage women-only in a "positive discrimination" program is being touted as an important step to address a substantial gender imbalance spotlighted a year ago by a Law Council study.
The Fair Work Commission has refused to reverse the dismissal of an OHS manager who used his employment-related LinkedIn account to send abusive personal emails, directed "expletive rich" language at his manager and declined to participate in a performance plan.
A FWC full bench has rejected a sacked Qantas pilot's argument that spiking of his drink meant he couldn't be held responsible for s-xually assaulting a female flight crew member during a stopover in Chile.