Sacking over anti-vaxxer protest at CFMEU HQ justified

The unsuccessful employee claim of unfair dismissal referred to in the Financial Review below might have had a very different outcome had the employee relied upon the General Protections laws. The employee was taking part in a political activity and stating his political views. The Fair Work Act protects political opinion from being a reason for dismissal. See Sayed v Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union [2015] FCA 338.

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