Category

FCB Workplace Law
  FCB Group Christopher Toms v Harbour City Ferries [2014] FWC 2327 The Fair Work Commission recently caught employers by surprise when it reinstated an employee who had been dismissed when he tested positive to marijuana use after crashing a ferry into a Sydney Harbour ferry wharf1. In dismissing the employee, the employer relied on its...
Read More
Sharma v Bibby Financial Services Australia Pty Ltd [2012] NSWSC 1157 The NSW Supreme Court has highlighted how critical it is for employers to ensure they conduct a proper investigation into allegations of unlawful conduct, that evidence is reliable, all relevant matters are considered and decisions are not predetermined. The decision also demonstrates that if...
Read More
Timothy Graham v Bankstown District Sports Club Ltd [2012] FWA 7977 FWA has again recently highlighted the importance of conducting workplace training, stating that while policies and procedures are a good starting place for developing the right culture and workplace attitudes, they will prove useless unless supported by training that is effective in both content...
Read More
Joss v Boral Bricks Pty Ltd [2012] FWA 8203 In a win highlighting the importance of workplace safety, FCB recently acted on behalf of Boral Bricks Pty Ltd and successfully defended an unfair dismissal proceeding arbitrated by FWA. The important lesson all employers can take away from this decision is how critical it is to...
Read More

Recent Comments

    Categories