What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Unfair Dismissal, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 5 Feb – 11 Feb 2024

Employee accused of misconduct reinstated following ‘deeply flawed’ investigation The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has reinstated an employee of a mining company after his employer failed to conduct a thorough investigation into allegations of misconduct. The decision is a reminder for employers to ensure that they have the necessary expertise and procedures in place before […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 30 January 2023 – 5 February 2023

Teal Member of Parliament Faces Federal Court Following Employee Allegations Teal MP Monique Ryan has been taken to court by activist and current employee Sally Rugg. Ryan attempted to dismiss Rugg only six months after her employment in her position as chief of staff as Rugg “refused to work ‘unreasonable’ hours.” According to the Fair[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 30 August to 5 September

Views Sought for Anti-Discrimination Law Reform Western Australian Attorney-General John Quigley is encouraging submissions on Western Australia’s anti-discrimination laws. The Law Reform Commission released a discussion paper this week as part of its review of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA). It suggests that more can be done to protect and encourage equal treatment to[…..]