In a decision affirming the FWC's expanded ability to use undertakings to approve agreements, a controversial non-union power industry deal made with a handful of employees has been rubber-stamped despite concerns about how it was explained to those it covers.
The FWC has upheld Victoria Police's sacking of an OHS practitioner who, on receiving a proposed final warning, "let fly" against claims that she made unwanted advances towards a colleague and defied a direction not to contact her about it.
An FWC full bench has upheld a dismissal payout to a manager who falsified a medical certificate in order to attend a job interview, while rejecting a bid by the employer to recalculate the figure that would ultimately have seen her receiving $5000 more.
The High Court has today granted the Morrison Government and a major food manufacturer special leave to appeal a contentious decision on calculating sick and carers leave, claimed to potentially cost employers an extra $2 billion a year.
The Federal Court has ordered AMP and a senior lawyer to respond to each other's requests for more information about her $2.5 million adverse action case after it sacked her for using confidential documents during mediation.