A previously lenient response to incorrect mask-wearing didn't prevent an employer from later taking "firm and fair disciplinary action" against an employee, but her summary dismissal was nonetheless harsh, the Fair Work Commission has ruled.
An employee's medical exemption from receiving a flu vaccination did not mitigate the risks she posed to other workers and vulnerable clients, the Fair Work Commission has ruled in rejecting her unfair dismissal claim.
An employer accused of taking unlawful adverse action was "left without a leg to stand on" when a judge based her finding on a "suspicion" of conspiracy, the Federal Court has ruled in upholding its appeal.
As employees become increasingly litigious, adverse action claims show no signs of slowing down. Attend this webinar to ensure you have the most up-to-date knowledge of case law and risk mitigation tactics.