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Employers, workers to come to blows over WFH this year
Analysis 2024-01-26 11:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Expect more legal battles this year over the right to work from home, with employees continuing to demand flexibility but businesses starting to push back, […]

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Employee unfairly dismissed for working from home, says FWC
Employment 2024-01-24 2:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An e-commerce company did not have a valid reason for dismissing an employee who worked from home on a mandatory in-office day and must pay […]

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‘Pandemic has passed’: FWC finds employees can be forced back to office
Employment 2023-11-21 4:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Fair Work Commission has found that a salary packaging provider had “reasonable business grounds” to force workers back to the office, rejecting an employee’s […]

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IAG employee not unfairly sacked after WFH activity tracked
Employment 2023-08-09 1:37 pm By Sam Matthews

The Fair Work Commission has found that insurer IAG did not unfairly dismiss a veteran employee after a company review of her at-home cyber activity […]

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Equal pay rules don’t apply retrospectively, FWC says in Peter Rowland chef’s case
Employment 2023-07-19 10:32 pm By Gareth Baker

A former chef of catering company Peter Rowland Group has lost her fight for gender pay equality, with the Fair Work Commission accepting the merits […]

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Melbourne University justified in sacking professor over ‘highly inappropriate’ texts: FWC
Employment 2023-04-14 11:17 pm By Sam Matthews

The Fair Work Commission has upheld the firing of a Melbourne University professor who was found to have pursued an inappropriate personal relationship with a […]

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Sleeping Virgin flight attendant’s dismissal not unfair, FWC finds
Aviation 2023-01-24 5:08 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A full bench of the Fair Work Commission has overturned a ruling that a Virgin Australia flight attendant was unfairly sacked, finding she breached the […]

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‘Blindsided’: DP World failed to consult workers on COVID jab mandate, says FWC
FWC 2023-01-19 2:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The fate of 25 unfair dismissal claims by former DP World employees hangs in the balance after the Fair Work Commission ruled that the stevedoring […]

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New IR legislation shakes up Fair Work Act
Employment 2022-12-02 10:17 pm By Sam Matthews

The Albanese government has succeeded in advancing labor reforms that it says will strengthen access to wage bargaining, encourage job security and gender equity, and […]

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FWC throws out finding that Deliveroo driver an employee
Employment 2022-08-17 3:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has begrudgingly overturned a ruling that found a Deliveroo driver who was axed for not working fast […]

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