The Fair Work Commission has granted a Coles store manager an extension of time to file his unfair dismissal claim after finding that he was misled into believing that the supermarket giant was investigating the termination of his employment.
In separate out-of-time rulings, the Fair Work Commission has rejected a sacked employee's challenge to when his dismissal took effect, but given another employee the benefit of the doubt on the "unreliability" of the tribunal's e-filing system.
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Two Australia Post employees sacked for circulating p--nography in the workplace will keep their jobs after a full Federal Court ruled this morning that a FWC full bench made no errors in its decision to grant them leave to appeal a decision that upheld their dismissals.
An injured Qantas baggage handler who sought a review under state workers compensation law of a rehabilitation plan that would have transferred him to a new employer was not prevented by the Fair Work Act's "multiple actions" provisions from pursuing a federal unfair dismissal claim, a full bench of the FWC has ruled.
A Flinders University analyst who argued that she was dismissed to avoid an investigation of her workplace bullying allegations has failed to convince a Fair Work Commission full bench she should be able to appeal the rejection of her unfair dismissal claim.
In an important decision, a Fair Work Commission full bench has ruled that regular overtime can be classified as earnings when determining whether the remuneration of workers making unfair dismissal claims is below the statutory limit.