23 September 2022

Is an employee's failure to comply with an employee's mandatory PPE policy ground for dismissal?

Yes, but only if the dismissal is not harsh, unjust or unreasonable....


06 May 2022

Termination of Employment : A reminder on procedural fairness

The procedural steps taken during the termination process are crucial. In a recent FWC decision Mr Simon Ronchi v Johns...


13 April 2022

Full Bench confirms connection between out of hours conduct and employment

In a recent Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision (Sydney Trains v Andrew Bobrenitsky), a full bench unanimously overturne...


21 March 2022

Can I dismiss an employee for their out of hours conduct?

Yes, but only in limited circumstances....


10 February 2022

No shortcuts when terminating

In a recent Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision (Steve Petkovski v M J Luff Pty Ltd T/A Border Express [2021] FWC 5936),...


05 May 2021

Has the recent FWC decision regarding flu vaccinations just changed the position regarding COVID vaccinations?

The short answer is still “no”....

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