An HR manager is accusing an electric vehicle tech start-up of making her redundant in retaliation for complaints about possible award breaches and her objection to hiring the general manager's daughter as her assistant.
The Federal Court has upheld a lawyer's dismissal after he strongly criticised clients of his firm in a newspaper opinion piece, the judge finding his contract "expressly" stipulated both parties could terminate the relationship without cause on three months' notice.
The Federal Circuit Court has today ordered representative rugby union player Israel Folau to enter into mediation with Rugby Australia and the NSW Waratahs before his unlawful dismissal claim goes to trial on February 4 next year.
The ETU is suing the operator of Victoria's electricity transmission and distribution network for banning a delegate from wearing his union-branded T-shirt, claiming it is taking adverse and discriminatory action by threatening that it might dismiss him if he wears it again.
A university faces possible reinstatement and penalty orders following a finding that it used redundancy to manage-out a complaining accountant who was considered by her supervisor to be "poisonous to the team environment".
In a decision clarifying the degree to which workers can rely on their state of mind to justify late applications, the FWC has granted an extension to a cleaner "incapacitated" by stress after making serious allegations about her former colleagues.
A Federal Circuit Court judge forced to throw out a worker's general protections claim because he mistakenly filed it using an unlawful termination application form has conceded that it "goes against ordinary concepts of fairness".
The FWC has refused to grant a 1383-day extension to a casual Coles employee who was notified of his dismissal almost two years after working his last shift in 2014 but failed to contest it in time because he "put his head in the sand".
A multinational law firm has failed in its bid to have a former manager's sex discrimination claim struck out, a court instead granting her permission to replead her "significantly flawed" application.