Reinstatement for bus driver dismissed for “abuse” towards management

By Sooraj Sidhu and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal A bus driver and former police officer has won reinstatement to their previous role after being dismissed by his employer on-the-spot for misconduct and unsatisfactory conduct towards the General Manager. Commissioner Donna McKenna, who described the employee as an “impressive and credible witness”, noted that the circumstances […]

Company forced to reinstate disobedient cleaner

by Meaghan Spencer, Workplace Advisor, NRA Legal Company forced to reinstate cleaner despite dismissal not being unjust A contracting company has been ordered by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to redeploy one of its cleaners whom the company summarily dismissed after he refused to wear his uniform as part of an intentional “campaign of disobedience”. […]