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Tribunal upholds rejection of HR advisor's WFH bid

A tribunal has upheld Queensland Health's rejection of a HR advisor's bid to continue working from home when she relocates to NSW, on the basis that face-to-face contact is a requirement of the role.

WA IR changes pass Parliament

WA IR Minister Stephen Dawson says he is urgently seeking Federal IR Minister Michaelia Cash's agreement to having the McGowan Government regulate all WA local government workers, following yesterday's passage of legislation overhauling the State IR system.

Dozing prison guard reinstated after "procedural muddle"

A prison guard who nodded off during shifts has won his job back after a tribunal found proper account had not been taken of his previously undiagnosed sleep apnea and that his dismissal was affected by a "procedural muddle" featuring two decision-makers reaching different conclusions.

Tribunal rejects suspended lawyer's bid for barrister's FB posts

A solicitor suspended for his "unprofessional" opposition to mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations has failed to convince a tribunal that Facebook should be forced to produce posts from the 'Lawyer Mums Australia' page administered by one of his chief critics.

Teachers set to defy anti-strike orders

The NSW Teachers Federation insists that problems within the profession are "too large" for it to comply with "unprecedented" orders to call off a planned one-day strike and refrain from any further action for six months.

Mining vax mandate; Rioters facing expulsion; & more

Vaccination mandate for WA resources sector; CFMMEU preparing to expel rioting members; FWO claws back underpayments for hotel quarantine security guards; High Court to consider jurisdictional question.

Employer hits "absolute barrier" to legal representation

In a decision further clarifying when clients can be legally represented in workplace matters, a Queensland IRC member has confirmed he has no power to involve lawyers in underpayment cases.

Harassment case transcript not "doctored": Court

A courier driver has failed to overturn orders to pay a Sanity store manager $45,000 compensation and damages for s-xual harassment after a court rejected his claims that a tribunal's transcript of proceedings had been "doctored".

Reinstatement, backpay for nurse sacked over weight

A nurse sacked over her morbid obesity and unfitness to perform duties has won reinstatement and nearly three years' backpay, but a tribunal says she might not sufficiently recover from health setbacks caused by her lengthy suspension and wrongful dismissal.