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Sacked for a sickie: What are your rights and your employer’s?

A factory worker who was sacked for chucking a hangover sickie after drinking too much on Anzac Day has been awarded $8000 in compensation after the Fair Work Commission found she was treated harshly.

TGB senior lawyer and employment law specialist Andrew Clare spoke to “Today Tonight” about the rights of employers and employees in the event of a sickie.

Watch the full video here.