News About Unfair Dismissals

News About Unfair Dismissals

Driver awarded €72000 in compensation for unfair dismissal after 3 driving accidents at workLexology (registration)The Labour Court has recently ruled that a DHL van driver involved in a series of accidents was unfairly dismissed. The €72,042 compensation award equates to two years' remuneration – the maximum permitted. The Claimant was employed as a driver for ... [...]
Wed, Aug 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
SmartCompany.com.auPlumbing business ordered to pay worker $5000 after firing her for being late and taking too many smoke breaksSmartCompany.com.auThe worker brought an unfair dismissal case against Fawcett Plumbing after being verbally dismissed with two weeks' notice in January 2017. She was employed as an office manager at the time, and the Commission heard she had been spoken to in the past ... [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source
High-earning sales rep takes on Jones Lang Lasalle over unfair dismissalBunbury MailJLL has objected to Mr Kaufman's claim, arguing his redundancy was genuine and that he was not protected from unfair dismissal by the Fair Work Act because at the time of his dismissal he was employed in a senior management position on a high income.and more [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Australia: Reducing Casual Shifts Results In Unfair DismissalMondaq News Alerts (registration)In Roxanna Balgowan v City of Sydney RSL and Community Club Ltd [2017] FWC 3798, a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission, Commissioner Cambridge has found that an RSL and Community Club's reduction of a casual employee's regular shifts ... [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
IWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)Ecobank employees denounce unfair dismissalIWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)For this, they have written a formal letter to the Ecobank CEO to denounce the unfair dismissal of 8 August. The Ecobank CEO says that selection criteria were agreed with the staff after seven meetings in compliance with the labor law, including age ... [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Sporting NewsJake King takes on footy show for unfair dismissalSporting NewsEx-Richmond tough guy Jake King is taking on The Marngrook Footy Show for unfair dismissal, saying the National Indigenous Television (NITV) program cut him just days after he was charged by police over incidents involving former teammate Ty Vickery.and more [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Herald SunEx-AFL star Jake King fights Marngrook Football Show dismissalHerald SunFORMER AFL star Jake King has taken legal action against the Marngrook Football Show, claiming he was unfairly dismissed from the program not long after police laid extortion charges against him. Lawyers for King have made an application to the Fair ... [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Times LIVETeacher dies fighting for justice over unfair dismissalTimes LIVEMatsie Ratsela spent years fighting for justice after being unfairly dismissed as a Grade R teacher in Soweto. She died in April – barely four months before winning that battle in the Labour Court. The court this week ordered that her estate be paid ...and more [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Australia: Employed directors potentially able to pursue unfair dismissal claimMondaq News Alerts (registration)This decision demonstrates that, despite being called a 'director' and earning significant remuneration, an employee may still be eligible to make an unfair dismissal application if aspects of the role they perform falls within the coverage of a modern ... [...]
Wed, Aug 09, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The IndependentMinisters vow to end employment tribunal fees after court defeatThe GuardianMore serious claims, including unfair dismissal, came with a fee of £250 plus a hearing fee of £950. This meant total charges came to £1,200, with appeals against decisions costing a further combined sum of £1,600. A government report found there had ...Supreme Court rules employment tribunal fees are unlawfulThe IndependentUK Supreme Court rules against government and declares tribunal fees illegalFinancial TimesSupreme Court rules Tory tribunal fees are unlawful - and everyone has to be refundedMirror.co.ukLexology (registration) -HuffPost UK -Sky News -The Supreme Courtall 109 news articles [...]
Wed, Jul 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source