What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 17 – 23 January 2022

‘Rude And Disruptive’ Employee Loses Bullying Claim An employee’s recent application for unfair dismissal based on bullying allegations was dismissed on the basis that his manager’s behaviour constituted reasonable management action. The employee was an account manager tasked to manage business customers. He was subject to performance indicators, including a target number of calls to […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 4 – 11 April 2021

PM Convenes First Women’s Cabinet Meeting Prime Minister Scott Morrison brought together senior colleagues this week at the first meeting of the new cabinet women’s task force. Minister for Women Marise Payne, who co-chaired the inaugural meeting in Canberra, said the group’s priority would be responding to the Respect at Work report. The report was[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 9 November 2020 – 15 November 2020

ABC Exposes Christian Porter and Alan Tudge’s Inappropriate Behaviour An ABC’s Four Corners report has exposed the bedroom misdeeds of Australia’s Attorney-General Christian Porter and Acting Immigration Minister Alan Tudge. The program exposed that Tudge engaged in an extramarital affair with his press secretary and Porter allegedly engaged in a pattern of sleazy behaviour dating[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 17 August 2020 – 23 August 2020

AMP shareholders Speak Out About Previous Handling of Sexual Harassment Complaint A week ago, Julia Szlakowski, a former AMP executive who was sexually harassed in 2017, by her then boss, Boe Pahari, spoke out for the first time to express anger that he was promoted to chief executive of AMP Capital while she had been[…..]