The work Christmas party season is in full swing. Read more.
A truck driver sacked for broadcasting anti-Islamic comments to 100 colleagues over an internal radio station will return to work after his rant was found to be 'less offensive' because it was directed at people who shared his views. Read more.
A BMW dealership manager with a history of viewing pornography at work was unfairly sacked for looking up swimsuit models on his computer, the workplace tribunal has ruled. Read more.
A recent ruling by the Fair Work Commission is a clear warning to employers: criminal charges against an employee are not necessarily grounds for instant dismissal. Read more.
A worker who blamed his positive drug test on “an adrenaline rush” from watching a fire at his worksite has failed to win his job back. Read more.
The Fair Work Commission has ruled that a worker who called a company executive a highly offensive swear word and was later sacked via text message was unfairly dismissed. Read more.
Who was most at fault? The airport worker who drove a tow-tug on a public road to get lunch, or a maintenance operator who did not put an oil cap back on properly and jeopardised the lives of 300 jet passengers? Read more.
The camera never lies ….or does it? Read more.
Deducting money from an employee’s pay can be unlawful if not authorised and for the benefit of the employee. Read more.
The CCIQ employer assistance team has had an increase in inquires relating to resignations and what is a valid resignation. Read more.
Nasty comments in the workplace based on religion or culture are no longer acceptable – but the Fair Work Commission has also warned employers about following the right dismissal procedures. Read more.
A train driver who left a colleague behind after she got off the train to “have a pee” has won his job back following a successful unfair dismissal claim. Read more.
The probationary period is a time where an employer can make a decision on a newly recruited employee. Read more.