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FWC upholds dismissal of Xmas party, glass-throwing employee

Australia - October 30 2018 The Fair Work Commission has made a significant decision on out-of-hours conduct in finding that ALDI had a valid reason to dismiss an employee for...

Jenni Mandel.

Genuine redundancy or unfair dismissal - you do the meth

Australia - October 24 2018 The Fair Work Commission has found that a Human Resources (HR) manager, who was made redundant after accusing his Managing Director of...

Emily Bowly.

On the hook: Officer duties and the potential for personal liability for work health and safety

Australia - May 17 2018 While many companies understand and have in place a system to discharge their work health and safety obligations, a specific duty often less...

Adam Battagello.

Too harsh? Dismissing employees for publicly criticising their employers may not always be fair

Australia - August 17 2016 In Daniel Starr v Department of Human Services, Mr Starr had been employed by the Department of Human Services (Department) as a frontline Centrelink...

Katherine Barrie.

When to dismiss without notice recent cases on summary dismissal

Australia - August 17 2016 Where an employee engages in conduct that an employer considers not only justifies dismissal but warrants summary dismissal, it is important to...