A Perth panel beating business that sacked a sick employee made headlines recently.
The Federal Court was told that Hi-Lite Automotive pressured a long-term employee to resign before sacking him to prevent him from taking sick leave.
The employee was owed around 500 hours’ sick leave when he told his boss he had cancer. It was found the employee did not resign and the employer told him he did not believe there was anything wrong with him, and sacked him.
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