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.
In a decision affirming that unfair dismissal cases without reasonable prospects of success cannot be "assigned" to others, the FWC has dismissed an application after learning that the worker involved had died in a road accident.
The FWC on re-hearing a Chinese airline employee's unfair dismissal case has rejected claims that his supervisor persecuted him because of his homos-xuality, instead finding his blatant dishonesty to be a further valid reason for his sacking.