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Secondary employment was misconduct, dismissals upheld


An employee breached her duty of fidelity to her employer by running a business that directly competed with it, the Fair Work Commission has ruled in finding her misconduct termination fair. Meanwhile, two other employees have lost similar unfair dismissal claims. » more »

Jailed employee loses unfair dismissal avenue; New rulings on stand downs, resignations; and more

An employee who has been jailed until 2026 over sexual assault has failed to convince the Fair Work Commission his unfair dismissal application should proceed. Also in this article, new case law on stand downs, rescinded resignations, and more. » more »