What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 13 – 19 June 2022

Australia: Is Rejecting a Working From Home Request Bullying? In a recent application to the Fair Work Commission, it was concluded that rejecting a working from home request did not amount to bullying. In Application by Dr Veronica Hampson [2022] FWC 935, the Commission found that the supervisor had received advice that the employee was […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 7 June – 13 June 2021

Safe Work Australia Releases Sixth Annual National Statement Identifying Trends in Pscyhosocial Health and Safety and Bullying in Australian Workplaces Safe Work Australia has released their sixth annual national statement which identifies trends in psychosocial health and safety and bullying in Australia workplaces. The statement is comprised of data from accepted workers’ compensation claims caused[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 7 February 2021 – 14 February 2021

Deloitte Expects Partners Will Retire at 62 According to documents filed in the Federal Courts as part of an age discrimination case, Deloitte has an expectation that partners with retire at 62 years of age. The expectation is specified by the firm not to mean that partners are obliged to do so, but employment lawyers[…..]

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

Ex-Sephora Employee Creates Website Highlighting Bullying Allegations at Company An ex-Sephora employee has levelled bullying allegations against the beauty giant, after publishing detailed reports on incidents at its prominent Highpoint store in Melbourne. The allegations were published to the website ‘Working at Sephora’ by former sales consultant ‘Liam’ and his partner ‘Jack’, who used pseudonyms[…..]