A health, safety and environment coordinator has failed to convince the Fair Work Commission that exceptions such as sick leave and inclement weather meant the overtime component of his salary was not "guaranteed" so should not disqualify him from unfair dismissal protection.
A postal worker who engaged in "frightening and foul mouthed outbursts", including telling co-workers he would bring a samurai sword to work to attack colleagues rather than a gun, was unlikely to succeed with his unfair dismissal claim, the FWC has found.
Employer can "effectively represent itself"; It's peculiar: Bench overrules refusal of name change; Employer pays for hitting snooze on investigation; Dating a no-no on employer phone, says FWC; and Hairdresser's evidence doesn't cut it.
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.
A senior FWC member has found that "extraordinary" circumstances justified the tribunal accepting a sacked employee's late unfair dismissal claim, while urging the employer to settle to avoid "further criticism and embarrassment for its conduct" and panning its law firm's role in the case.