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Award of $70,000 for non-financial loss in Queensland sexual harassment case
The case is significant for its consideration of the principles regarding compensation awards in sexual harassment cases.
Australia
1 Mar 2017
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Welcome decision for employers as worker's late claim for damages is rejected - 27 January 2016
The Court dismissed the application for an extension of the limitation period in respect of a belated claim for damages.
Australia
28 Jan 2016
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Never reveal your true age - age discrimination in the workplace
The launch of a national inquiry has followed a national survey into age discrimination within the workplace by the AHRC.
Australia
23 Jun 2015
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Employer liable for psychiatric injury arising from supervisor’s creepy caravan park detour
A female traffic control employee sustained a psychological injury from her supervisor's sexual harassment on a car trip.
Australia
14 Mar 2015
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Recent cases dealing with the management of ill and injured employees
Effectively managing ill or injured employees is one of the most problematic areas of human resource management.
Australia
22 Aug 2014
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FWC bullying jurisdiction – case update
The Alert summarises recent bullying cases before the FWC and the courts and highlights key considerations for employers.
Australia
26 Jul 2014
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Are you discriminating against your employee? Or is it a genuine occupational requirement?
The Alert summarises a recent Qld case and discusses its possible impact on disability discrimination laws in Australia.
Australia
26 Jul 2014
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Multinational employer ordered to pay $100,000 for general damages in landmark sexual harassment case
The Alert summarise this decision regarding damages for sexual harassment and the likely flow-on effects for employers.
Australia
26 Jul 2014
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Recent developments in the bullying jurisdiction of the Fair Work Commission
The Alert reports on recent bullying decisions, the scope and application of the jurisdiction, and other developments.
Australia
3 Apr 2014
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Discrimination law update
New amendments protect against discrimination on sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex or relationship status.
Australia
3 Nov 2013
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Consolidation of Commonwealth anti-discrimination laws proposed
The legislation aims to consolidate five existing Commonwealth anti-discrimination laws into a single comprehensive Act.
Australia
23 Jan 2013
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Stronger anti-discrimination legislation takes effect
Discusses the effect of changes to the Sex Discrimination Act in employment and for employers.
Australia
 
4 Jul 2011
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Flexibility and the Fair Work Act
The Fair Work Act 2009 introduced new provisions designed to allow for flexibility in the workplace. Employers and employees can tailor modern awards and enterprise agreements in certain respects to suit their particular circumstances by using ’individual flexibility arrangements’ (IFAs). The National Employment Standards provide employees with children who are under school age, or who are disabled and under 18 years old, with the right to request flexible working arrangements. Extended parental
Australia
 
3 Feb 2010
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Disability Discrimination And Publicly Accessible Buildings: More Certainty For The Property Industry
One of the most problematic areas of anti-discrimination law, from a compliance perspective, arises for owners, managers and developers of publicly accessible buildings, who are legally required to ensure equitable access for people with disabilities.
Australia
2 Jun 2009
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Eliminating Workplace Bullying and Harassment (part 2)
Like most Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) risks, the ‘elimination’ of the risk of bullying (or ‘harassment’ – for present purposes the terms are interchangeable) from workplaces is, theoretically, straightforward.
Australia
8 Apr 2009
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Eliminating Workplace Bullying and Harassment (Part 1 of 2)
Like most Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) risks, the ‘elimination’ of the risk of bullying (or ‘harassment’ – for present purposes the terms are interchangeable) from workplaces is, theoretically, straightforward.
Australia
8 Apr 2009
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Self-Represented Employer Snatches Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory
In August 2008 the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (AIRC) awarded Mr Emanuel Marques 26 weeks pay, as compensation for the unfair termination of his employment with Doltone House, a function centre in Sydney.
Australia
25 Feb 2009
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Same Sex Relationships – Changes To Commonwealth Superannuation Funds
The Same Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws – Superannuation) Bill 2008 has passed the Senate with amendments and has been remitted to the House of Representatives.
Australia
11 Dec 2008
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Same Sex Relationships – Discrimination To End Under Federal Laws
The Same Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws – General Law Reform) Bill 2008 has been passed by the Parliament and has been sent to the Governor-General for Royal Assent.
Australia
11 Dec 2008
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Demoted Worker Suffered Racial Discrimination
The New South Wales Administrative Decisions Tribunal (ADT) has found that a 60-year-old, Macedonian-born employee was subject to indirect racial discrimination when he was demoted by his employer from a supervisory role on account of his low literacy skills.
Australia
 
20 Oct 2008
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