It should have been obvious to an employer that an employee's swearing outburst was due to his poor wellbeing, caused by mishandled workplace complaints, the Fair Work Commission has ruled in overturning his dismissal.
A court has expressed concerns about an employer's attempt to "sterilise" a former employee's ability to work for a potential competitor, without justification, in dismissing its interlocutory restraint case.
The Fair Work Commission has again upheld the sacking of an employee who refused a flu shot, with the majority bench controversially noting the public interest would not be served by encouraging a "spurious objection to a lawful workplace vaccination requirement".
Managing caregiving employees has never been so challenging, and policies that were considered "progressive" not long ago are now just "expected". Learn what now ranks as best practice and where your organisation can step up at this HR Daily webinar.