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Sacking for "scab" comments disproportionate: FWC

BHP Coal Pty Ltd unfairly sacked a mine operator for misconduct over his use of the words "scab" and "scabby" in discussions with colleagues, because he did not direct the comments to anyone and they were not used in an industrial context, the FWC has found.

Tribunal backs sacking of Coles dope smoker

The FWC has found it reasonable for Coles Group Supply Chain Pty Ltd to dismiss a worker who tested positive to cannabis but claimed to have consumed it outside what he believed to be the "window of detection".

Worker who called co-worker a "f---ing scab" gets job back

The FWC has ordered an employer to reinstate a sewer cleaner who left a message calling a colleague a "f---ing scab" for refusing to participate in industrial action, but it has declined to order restoration of his lost wages.