A HR manager failed to provide a plausible reason for failing to follow due process when dismissing a meat processing worker accused of directing "crude sexual insults" at co-workers and refusing to follow orders, the FWC has found.
The FWC has made an indemnity costs order of more than $18,000 against a former Toll Holdings employee who built his unfair dismissal claim "almost exclusively" on a lie and a fabricated drug test result.
Farewell sitting for WA tribunal's chief commissioner; Tribunal to live-stream final minimum wage consultations; Small Business Ombudsman to weigh "lasting impact" of road safety remuneration order; and FWC backs dismissal of bulldozer operator over safety breaches.
The FWC has ordered an employer to reinstate a sewer cleaner who left a message calling a colleague a "f---ing scab" for refusing to participate in industrial action, but it has declined to order restoration of his lost wages.
A Qantas pilot, who blamed a spiked drink for his groping of a female flight crew member during a Santiago lay-over, has had his unfair dismissal claim rejected by an FWC full bench for the second time.
An FWC full bench has thrown out a senior employee's unfair dismissal claim, ruling his life insurance premium, paid by his employer, counted towards his annual income and pushed his earnings beyond the high-income threshold.
In a crucial ruling for the Ichthys LNG project, an FWC full bench has ruled today that an electrical contracting company is entitled to give its fly-in, fly-out employees notice of retrenchment immediately before a rest and recreation period.
Unreasonable to expect in-house representative to perform dual role; Company with one local employee not a small business; and Full bench remits unfair dismissal case for casual wrongly deemed permanent.
Melbourne's Metro Trains must reinstate a station officer wrongfully accused of stealing from a bag placed in lost property, but the FWC has halved her backpay due to her failure to follow correct procedures.