Browsing: Harrassment (312 items)

Penalties rising for workplace discrimination breaches

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.

Court upholds $45k damages order for s-xual harassment

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...

S-xual harassment legislation passes both houses

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.

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