It was potentially unreasonable not to allow an employee to take long-service leave to await an unapproved vaccine, but the Fair Work Commission has stopped short of preventing her dismissal for failing to comply with a vaccination mandate.
A candidate has failed to prove a recruiter's "negative" facial expressions during an interview impacted her ability to answer questions, but the employer has nonetheless been ordered to conduct a new selection process.
A major hospitality employer has completely shifted some of its traditional business elements so it "meets people where they're at", to ensure it can keep attracting and retaining great talent, its people leader says.
The past year's unfair dismissal rulings have highlighted new challenges facing employers, while providing important insights and lessons. Watch this webcast to understand what lies ahead in this jurisdiction.