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Friday, 22 October 2021 1:23PM
An employer has been cleared to pursue disciplinary action against an employee after a commission rejected it was discriminating against him because he was a male domestic violence victim.
Thursday, 30 September 2021 4:17PM
An employee has won reinstatement and nearly three years' backpay after a tribunal found her morbid obesity led to discrimination and unfair dismissal.
Thursday, 30 September 2021 3:46PM
Two employers that rejected a candidate's job application because of his age have been fined for "overt and serious" discrimination.
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 3:40PM
Courts and tribunals are ordering higher compensation and penalties against employers that breach their workplace discrimination obligations, a lawyer warns in highlighting emerging risks in this space.
Monday, 20 September 2021 1:40PM
A manager investigated for inappropriate conduct towards an intoxicated employee has tried to block disciplinary proceedings against him while claiming he was the victim of discrimination.
Monday, 13 September 2021 4:12PM
A senior executive is suing her former employer and its CEO for allegedly sacking her after she complained about her workload.
Friday, 10 September 2021 12:47PM
Workplace discrimination claims are on the rise, and employers face new risks in light of important legislative changes. Watch this webcast to ensure your knowledge and practices are up to date.
Thursday, 02 September 2021 4:23PM
The Respect@Work Bill has passed both houses of Parliament, following amendments to delay the start of 'stop s-xual harassment' orders in the Fair Work Commission.
Friday, 13 August 2021 4:20PM
The Fair Work Ombudsman's new advice on workplace vaccination policies fails to provide the "certainty that most employers are craving" and could in fact create a "battleground" for employers trying to manage refusals, a lawyer says.
Wednesday, 11 August 2021 4:25PM
An employee "tormented" by her manager's s-xual harassment has won her damages appeal, with a court increasing the original order by more than $100k.
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