Supportah TV – Deliveroo rider Diego Franco has won a landmark unfair dismissal case against the food delivery company. The Fair Work Commission found that Franco was an employee, and not an independent contractor, meaning he is entitled to unfair dismissal protection, along with minimum wage, holiday and sick leave superannuation and workers compensation.
Supportah TV – An investigation has found that the Queensland Police Service unlawfully discriminated against male recruits in a bid to reach a 50/50 gender target. Six women were accepted into the academy, despite not meeting the minimum physical and psychological standards.
Supportah TV – A growing number of Australian workers are having their employment terminated as a result of posts they have made to their social media accounts. Australian employment lawyer Stephen Dryley-Collins looks at some case studies, and has advice for workers.
Supportah TV – Australian entertainment show Hey Hey It’s Saturday has been accused of racism with host Daryl Somers regularly appearing in blackface. Singer and regular guest Kamahl says he was regularly humiliated by racist stunts and comments on the show.
Supportah TV – A Queensland childcare worker has been sacked for refusing to have an influenza vaccination. The worker claimed unfair dismissal, however the Fair Work Commission found she failed to follow a reasonable and lawful direction to have the flu shot.
Supportah TV – Former Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate has delivered scathing testimony to a Senate inquiry, accusing Prime Minister Scott Morrison of bullying and humiliating her out of her job.