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 02 – 09 May 2021

CPSU Survey Finds Most Sexual Harassment in the Public Service Goes Unreported A significant proportion of public servants have experienced or witnessed sexual harassment in their workplace, but most don’t report it, according to a new survey from their union. The Commonwealth and Public Sector Union survey found 16 per cent of respondents had experienced[…..]

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[…..]