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Ferrari HR knew what was going on under the hood: Ex-chief

Ferrari Australasia's former chief executive alleged its HR bosses knew before his sacking that very senior officers routinely had consensual sexual relationships with subordinates, in an adverse action claim now discontinued over privacy concerns.

HR manager's post-merger redundancy genuine: FWC

An HR manager has failed to convince the FWC that a newly-merged company didn't genuinely scrap his role, while his refusal to move from his home town cruelled any redeployment opportunities.


Misrepresented redundancy cost me $428K, claims manager

A former BP manager is suing Puma Energy for almost half a million dollars in redundancy pay after he was sacked in the wake of his new employer acquiring the petroleum giant's local bitumen business.

Compensation after pregnant bookkeeper's "cavalier" sacking

The FWC has ordered an accounting firm to compensate a bookkeeper sacked in a "hopelessly cavalier" fashion via email while pregnant and holidaying overseas, rejecting the employer's claim it was a genuine redundancy.

Sacking upheld despite "deficient" psych test process

The FWC has called on South Australia to re-examine psychometric testing protocols for workers in child residential care facilities, after upholding the sacking of a youth worker deemed "psychologically unsuitable" but finding the testing process deficient.

Unions not biting government's $1000 carrot to freeze pay

Unions are still in the dark about which NSW public servants would qualify for a $1000 frontline worker 'bonus' in lieu of a pay rise, while a health union has asked the State Treasurer to ditch a 2.5% wages cap before it puts the offer to members.



Coach's bullying led to mental illness, claims team manager

The A-League's newest club is being sued by its former team manager, who claims persistent bullying by the head coach - including being directed to wash the other man's dirty laundry - contributed to a mental illness.