Worker Wins Finding of Unfair Dismissal Over Safety Issue

Reported by Admin | 19 Jan, 2013

He was known as a good concreter but after working for his employer for 15 years when he smiled during an interview over safety he was sacked. However this week the worker won an unfair dismissal claim against that employer who dismissed him last April when he smiled in a meeting that was convened to …

Transport company faces FWA for spying on injured worker

Reported by Haydee | 03 Jul, 2012

A transport and logistics company is facing unfair dismissal charges after allegedly spying on staff who take leave to recover from workplace injuries. The case was taken to the national workplace relations tribunals by one of its workers who said she was dismissed unfairly after private investigators hired by the company followed here in February …