Jun 28

Sacking for online chat during work time ruled unfair

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A landscape architect sacked over his use of an email chat service has been found to have been unfairly dismissed, in the latest case in Fair Work Australia to deal with internet and social media use in the workplace. Richard O’Connor was employed by Eltham-based Outdoor Creations but had resigned and was about…

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May 31

Sales assistant awarded $10,000 after being sacked via text message

Posted by Dave Griffith

Australian retail store Modestie Boutique has beenforced to pay AUS$10,000 to a sales assistant who was sacked via tex message on Boxing Day last year for swapping shifts without permission and being late. Modestie director, Sophia Sarkis sent a text to staff member Sedina Sokolovic saying ‚ÄúThat shows me you not taking me…

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