What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 28 June – 4 July

Five Allegations of Sexual Assault Made on WA Mine-Sites In 2021 The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has revealed statistics showing that five allegations of sexual assault on WA mine sites have been made this year, with a further six reports of sexual harassment. Mining operators are required to report such workplace incidents […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 20 July 2020 – 26 July 2020

Research Shows Performance Management Can Lead to Bullying Claims Michelle Tuckey, professor of work and organisational psychology at the University of South Australia, said that ‘performance management’ is a ‘breeding ground’ for bullying claims against managers. Performance management occurs when a manager or supervisor gives feedback on an employee’s performance. Tuckey’s research ‘analysed 342 bullying[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 27 April 2020 – 3 May 2020

Investigation Finds Allegations Proven Against WA branch of Education Union An investigation into the Independent Education Union of Australia (IEUA) has found that WA branch secretary Angela Briant has left the organisation open to legal action. Ms Briant, one of WA’s highest-paid union secretaries, has faced allegations of bullying, improperly incurred expenses, and conflicts of[…..]