Receptionist awarded $170,000 after employer breached the Fair Work Act 2009

A receptionist has won an adverse action case against her former employer – a brothel called the Daily Planet – which dismissed her after she refused […]

State Government found liable for school “sex romp” prank

A school cleaner has been awarded over $150,000 compensation for a “sex romp” prank played on him in his workplace. The State was found vicariously […]

Prevention is better than cure: practical steps to reduce workplace bullying

Employers may be able to avoid an anti-bullying order of the Fair Work Commission (Commission) to stop bullying, even where the Commission finds that a […]

Lessons Learned in First Prosecution for Failure to Undertake Safety Consultation

The South Australian Industrial Relations Court has convicted and fined a duty holder under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA) for its failure […]

Watch ‘The Hidden Costs of Workplace Bullying’ Webinar

  If you think back to all the different places you’ve worked, how many times have you experienced or seen workplace bullying happening first or […]

Can ‘Unfriending’ Work Colleagues on Facebook Be Considered Bullying?

In a recent Fair Work Commission decision, the act of ‘unfriending’ a work colleague on Facebook was held to have contributed to a finding of […]

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