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Outside hours conduct of teacher justifies instant dismissal
Schools can have a duty of care to protect students from wrongful behaviours of teachers that occur outside school hours.
Australia
7 Aug 2019
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How to prevent misconduct at the workplace Christmas party
Employers should consider the risks and take steps now to avoid being held vicariously liable for unlawful behaviour.
Australia
4 Dec 2017
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How employers can manage risk of sexual harassment claims
Employers must make sexual harassment training and compliance a mandatory component of corporate governance practices.
Australia
9 Oct 2017
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Employee bullied by CEO receives $1.4 million compensation
Workplace law compliance starts at the top: Employer held liable in negligence as a result of CEO's bullying behaviour.
Australia
4 Oct 2017
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Boardroom bullying decision
A recent decision by the Fair Work Commission held that directors can seek protection under federal anti-bullying laws.
Australia
9 Aug 2017
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Employers beware: broad variety of behaviour can constitute bullying
Unreasonable behaviours which constitute bullying include examples which are very broad and potentially hard to detect.
Australia
2 Nov 2015
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Fair Work Commission hands down first formal stop bullying order
Employers should ensure that their anti-bullying policies, procedures and training are current, appropriate and robust,.
Australia
2 Sep 2015
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The definition - Bullied at work - expanded by Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission
When employees made applications for an order to stop bullying "at work", the definition was expanded by the Court.
Australia
2 Feb 2015
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Failure to act on sexual harassment complaint leads to litigation and significant payout
Employers who fail to act on sexual harassment complaints by workers risk costly litigation and substantial payouts.
Australia
3 Dec 2014
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Sexual harassment in the workplace: courts increasingly prepared to award significant damages
Considerable damages awarded to victims of sexual harassment in the workplace reflect changing community attitudes.
Australia
3 Oct 2014
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What is the difference between bullying and 'reasonable management action'?
This FWC case provides welcome guidance to employers on the types of conduct that would amount to workplace bullying.
Australia
2 Jul 2014
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Pre-employment screening can help you avoid hiring the wrong candidate
Your screening process must comply with the Australian Privacy Principles, anti-discrimination legislation and state laws.
Australia
5 Jun 2014
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Employers beware: technology provides more avenues for sexual harassment
Unwanted and unwelcome behaviour is increasingly occurring electronically through the use of newl media.
Australia
24 Sep 2013
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Will legislative change achieve gender equality in the workplace?
New legislation aims to achieve gender equality for both men and women.
Australia
11 Mar 2013
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Minimising the risk of harassment claims during the Christmas season
Employers may assume that everyone knows what defines inappropriate behaviour, but recent research suggests otherwise.
Australia
5 Dec 2012
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Legislative response to workplace bullying - the Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying Code of Practice
Develop policies, provide training & info, encourage reporting & have complaints procedure
Australia
3 Oct 2012
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Wage assessment tools for Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs) and supported employees
Best practices in supported employment contracts for disabled employees
Australia
29 Sep 2012
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ADT finds that Newcastle University did not discriminate against a student
The ADT held that neither the University nor one of its lecturers discriminated on the basis of race or disability.
Australia
22 Mar 2012
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