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Qantas trainer accused of staring at worker’s breasts unfairly sacked, FWC says
Employment 2022-06-22 7:07 pm By Sam Matthews

The full bench of the Fair Work Commission has thrown out Qantas’ bid to overturn the reinstatement of a trainer accused of staring at a […]

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Sacking of ANU professor who went skinny dipping with student not unfair, FWC says
Employment 2022-05-31 3:20 pm By Sam Matthews

The Fair Work Commission has overturned a finding that an Australian National University professor was unfairly fired over a 30-minute “intimate” beach encounter with a […]

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‘Pyrrhic victory’ for unvaxxed aged care worker unfairly sacked: FWC
Employment 2022-05-02 10:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Fair Work Commission has found that aged care provider Baptcare unfairly dismissed an employee for refusing to comply with the company’s COVID-19 vaccination policy, […]

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Commissioner with frequent flyer card won’t recuse himself from Virgin vaccine challenge
Employment 2022-04-19 1:03 pm By Sam Matthews

Fair Work Commissioner Nick Wilson has dismissed a recusal bid by nine former Virgin employees who argued his frequent flyer membership with the airline meant […]

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Qantas unfairly fired safety instructor who stared at employee’s chest, FWC finds
Employment 2022-03-29 12:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Qantas safety instructor who was fired for allegedly staring at a female employee’s chest during a training session will get his job back after […]

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Ten to face sex discrimination claims in journalist’s harassment lawsuit
Employment 2022-03-21 10:37 am By Miklos Bolza

Journalist Tegan George will add sex discrimination claims against Network Ten to her lawsuit that alleges harassment and bullying by political journalist Peter van Onselen. […]

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High Court gives boost to gig economy, clarifies test for independent contractors
Employment 2022-02-09 7:34 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The High Court has bolstered the position of businesses hiring independent contractors with two rulings clarifying the importance of the contract in determing the status […]

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BHP’s vaccination policy at Queensland coal mines found to be lawful
Coronavirus 2022-01-31 7:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

BHP’s policy requiring Queensland workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and show proof of the jab has withstood a challenge from mining unions that claimed […]

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Law firm accused of ‘head in the sand’ dodges costs in failed dismissal case
Employment 2022-01-20 10:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A law firm has escaped an order for costs sought by a Melbourne city council that argued the firm had turned a blind eye to […]

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Worker can sue Sydney Water for unfair termination over ‘dirty workplace joke’
FWC 2021-12-14 6:37 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A former employee of Sydney Water, who was featured in a “humiliating” workplace safety poster alongside the words ‘feel great – lubricate’, has won her […]

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