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Worker unfairly sacked over murder accessory charge: FWC

Employers must conduct a reasonable investigation and avoid a "knee-jerk reaction" when considering sacking any employee facing serious out-of-hours criminal charges, a tribunal has warned.

Judge sends warning to hair and beauty industry with big fines

A long history of employee complaints and the need to send a strong message to the hair and beauty industry that "it does not pay to underpay workers" has led to a hairdressing chain being fined $70,000 for short-changing an apprentice more than $8,000.

Court throws out DEEWR employee's race bias claim

A court has rejected a discrimination complaint from an indigenous graduate employee of the former DEEWR, after accepting that the department's prompt, reasonable and informal response to a racially offensive remark should have ensured the employee wasn't injured in the enjoyment of her work.