Fair Work Australia has found that an employee previously employed as a manager for a Jenny Craig Weight Loss Centre was not genuinely redundant because the company failed to consult her about the redundancy or offer her another position.
Seven employees who were dismissed by Dairy Farmers for sending, receiving and storing inappropriate emails including pornography have been unsuccessful in their unfair dismissal applications to Fair Work Australia.
Dairy Farmers showed that the dismissed employees had breached several of its policies covering emails and that, following the dismissal of three employees for similar offences in 2006, the employees were trained in key policies including workplace conduct standards for email use.
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A recent decision of Fair Work Australia has made some important points about the obligations of an employer when they dismiss an employee who they have reasonable grounds to believe has been stealing from them.