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  1. No consultation = Mandatory Vaccination Unreasonable

    7 December 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    The FWC Full Bench finds that BHP failed to adequately consult with its workers at Mr Arthur mine before implementing a mandatory vaccination policy.

  2. Employee was not forced to resign over mask mandate

    2 November 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    The FWC recently found that a flight attendant was not forced to resign and that her employer was entitled to make investigations and queries into her medical condition.

  3. Employer fails to have employee medical records produced when defending stop bullying application

    7 October 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Fair Work Commission has refused to grant an order requiring an employee’s doctor to hand over her medical records as it may have a “harmful impact” on her health and wellbeing.

  4. Employer fails in procedural fairness

    4 November 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Fair Work Commission found in a recent case that an employee was unfairly dismissed. The employer alleged the employee had stolen company property. However, it was later found that the investigation process lacked procedural fairness. In Issue A...

  5. Doctor in denial of the real reasons for her dismissal

    29 October 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    In a recent decision, the Federal Court has rejected a doctor’s misguided attempt to overturn her termination on the basis that it emanated from her exercise of a workplace right as opposed to her breach of professional boundaries and...

  6. Reminder: Separate romance and work

    28 September 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    A recent decision by the Fair Work Commission demonstrates how romantic relationships in the workplace can interfere with the professional employment relationship, and how decisions made in the “heat of the moment” may be dangerous. In Issue...

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