Are your managers and supervisors modelling compliant practices?

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The Fair Work Commission Full Bench’s decision in Johnson v North West Supermarkets T/A Castlemaine IGA involved an appeal from an unsuccessful unfair dismissal claim by a retail employee who was summarily dismissed after being caught removing items of stock from the store. It was noted by the Commission that the employee’s conduct breached his employer’s policies on theft and … Read More

Federal Circuit Court: Workplace investigations can be adverse action

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The Federal Circuit Court decision of Findley v MSS Security Pty Ltd handed down on 27 November 2017 involved a Security Officer who accused his employer of contravening his workplace rights by allegedly subjecting him to a misconduct investigation because he exercised a workplace right to be involved in proceedings to terminate an enterprise agreement, and because of his disability. … Read More