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 26 October 2020 – 1 November 2020

Class is Strongest Indicator of Workplace Inclusion New research conducted by Diversity Council Australia (DCA) has found that ‘class’ is the strongest indicator of workers’ experience of inclusion at work and the indicator most strongly linked to exclusion. Based on survey results of over 3,000 Australian workers, the study looked at nine diversity indicators. These[…..]