By Renae Harg, Senior Associate and Miette Xamon, Law Clerk
Employer Found to Dismiss Employee Due to Disability
In April 2019, we published an article on the Federal Court decision of Robinson v Western Union Business Solutions (Australia) Pty Ltd  FCA 1913. The Federal Court found the employee was dismissed due to his disability.
This decision was appealed to the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia who set aside the earlier Federal Court decision. The Full Court held that the reasons for termination, being a failure to attend independent medical assessment and concerns about return to work did not breach s351(1) of the Fair Work Act 2009. Read More