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 19 – 25 December 2022

Australia: People Of African Descent Living Under Siege Of Racism, Say UN Experts African people in Australia are exposed to many forms of racial discrimination, xenophobia and systemic racism. This exists in all white dominated spaces in Australia. A group of UN experts came to Australia for an official 10-day visit and expressed serious concern[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 31 January – 6 February 2022

Rio Tinto Admits Culture Of ‘Bullying, Sexual Harassment, Racism’ On 1 February 2022, Rio Tinto published an internal report that confirmed that sexual assault, bullying and racial discrimination are widespread throughout the company. 21 women had reported actual or attempted rape or sexual assault in the last five years. One third of women employed said[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 7 December 2020 – 13 December 2020

25% Victorian Local Government Employees Have been Sexually Harassed in the Last 12 Months A new report conducted by the Victorian Auditor General’s Office (VAGO) has found that more than one in four employees of Victorian councils have been sexually harassed in the last 12 months. The VAGO’s audit of five councils and nearly 10,000[…..]