Employee could not appeal conciliation settlement before FWA
(18 October) An employee who alleged that a Commissioner of Fair Work Australia (FWA) coerced him to agree to a settlement arrangement has been unable to appeal the settlement before FWA.
No reinstatement for employee who sent pornographic emails
(17 October) A Fair Work Australia Full Bench (FWA Full Bench) has held that reinstatement of an employee who stored and disseminated pornographic material in the workplace was inappropriate. Dismissal for the conduct was justified.
Insurance brokers restrained from working for competition
(11 October) Interlocutory orders will restrain two marine insurance brokers who took employment with a competing business after their positions were made redundant. Their employment contracts contained non-competition clauses prohibiting such conduct after their employment ended.
Fair Work inspectors on the road in Sydney’s CBD
(9 October) The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) is conducting an educational campaign in Sydney’s CBD over the next two weeks. Fair Work inspectors will be visiting dozens of employers previously covered by the NSW industrial relations system but who are now under the national workplace relations system.
Dismissal for offensive Facebook comments was unfair
(9 October) A Full Bench of the Fair Work Australia (FWA) has confirmed that an employee who had made offensive and derogatory comments about his managers on his Facebook page was unfairly dismissed.
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