A tribunal has backed a decision by YMCA NSW to not appoint a man in his fifties as a senior pool lifeguard after he referred, during his interview, to physically touching and wrestling troubled young men he was counselling.
A confectionery company discriminated against an employee when it failed to consider, or give him an opportunity to propose, adjustments that might have enabled him to continue working, a tribunal has found.
A full bench of the Federal Court has roughly halved the compensation awarded to a married couple who were prevented from working for Skilled Group's Offshore Marine Services, after the MUA appealed the way the payout was assessed.
Up to 10,000 Telstra employees who were previously ineligible to vote are about to have their say on an enterprise agreement offer that includes, as well as guaranteed rises, a 3% annual increase to be placed into a "pay pool" and distributed by managers according to individual performance.
The FWC has found that an employee, who was described as a "lackey" and had his appearance likened to a "dwarf" by colleagues was subjected to incidents of unreasonable behaviour in the workplace, but was not bullied because the behaviour was not "repetitious".