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.
There was "ample evidence" a worker's comments to a female employee had a "s-xual flavour", a court has ruled in rejecting his $45k damages appeal. Also in this article, new rulings on adverse action, social media misbehaviour, resignations...
An employer was entitled to discipline a manager for "highly offensive" and inappropriate activity on LinkedIn, but it failed to properly consider how health issues contributed to his "poor judgment", a commission has ruled.
Managing caregiving employees has never been so challenging, and policies that were considered "progressive" not long ago are now just "expected". Learn what now ranks as best practice and where your organisation can step up at this HR Daily webinar.