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Sexual harassment on the up - Australian Human Rights Commission announces the results of its national survey
The survey confirmed that, although many workplaces have systems and policies in place, sexual harassment is widespread.
Australia
20 Sep 2018
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The #MeToo momentum: AHRC launches national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australia
The Australian Human Rights Commission has launched a national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.
Australia
3 Jul 2018
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#MeToo and #Timesup – What Now for Employers?
Employers must ensure that they take proactive steps to reduce the risk of sexual harassment occurring.
Australia
6 Mar 2018
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Parliamentary Inquiry Report into establishing a Modern Slavery Act tabled in parliament
New Modern Slavery Act that aims to eradicate modern slavery in Australia and overseas, looks likely to be passed in 2018.
Australia
13 Dec 2017
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Lessons in leadership: what message would you give your younger self?
Junior staff should - be kind to yourself, surround yourself with support, don't listen to negativity and be confident.
Australia
11 Jun 2017
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Anti-bullying laws and the boardroom
Employers need to be alert to the broad interpretation of a 'worker' and its possible impact upon an Executive Board.
Australia
7 Jun 2017
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The ubiquitous workplace: is setting boundaries a good thing?
Several risks are associated with any mismanagement of the blurring of boundaries between private and professional time.
Australia
24 May 2017
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Community Standards – the new benchmark for assessing general damages in sexual harassment claims?
Employers must be aware of this decision when determining where to pitch settlement offers for sexual harassment claims.
Australia
28 Jul 2014
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New workplace bullying laws
The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) has been amended to include an anti-bullying jurisdiction
Australia
8 Oct 2013
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Proposed workplace bullying reforms
On 21 March 2013 the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2013 was introduced into Federal Parliament.
Australia
2 Apr 2013
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Consolidation of Commonwealth Anti-Discrimination Legislation – Where is it up to and what does it mean for employers?
If the Bill is passed, employers need to review relevant policies and deliver training to be ready for any changes.
Australia
27 Feb 2013
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Canadian Charter does not guarantee work to labour unions
Ontario's highest court has released a precedent-setting decision on the scope of the right to freedom of association.
Canada
1 Jun 2012
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Discrimination on the grounds of ‘political activity’ in the Victorian Public Sector
The Tribunal's decision highlights the difficulties when pursuing this type of claim under the EO Act jurisdiction.
Australia
3 Apr 2012
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Enterprise update: Pay equity case results in 41% pay increase for up to 150,000 employees
Fair Work Australia has handed down an historic decision paving the way for pay equity for female workers.
Australia
11 Feb 2012
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Discrimination and harassment – hope for employers
Disabled employees are protected from adverse treatment, but not treated more favourably than those without disability.
Australia
10 Oct 2011
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Stalking changes up the ante on bullying
The Crimes Amendment (Bullying) Bill 2011 has now received Royal Assent and has passed into legislation.
Australia
28 Jun 2011
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ASX Puts Spotlight On Gender Diversity In The Boardroom
The ASX Corporate Governance Council (Council) has released the final version of its Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations (Recommendations), putting gender diversity squarely on the corporate governance agenda and into the media spotlight.
Australia
6 Jul 2010
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First General Protections Case Decided – Lessons for Employers
The Federal Court has provided some comfort to concerned employers regarding the scope of the new adverse action provisions in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Act).
Australia
20 Apr 2010
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Employers Must Be Vigilant On Workplace Bullying
A recent Victorian decision involving the bullying of a waitress by four employees and the prosecution by the employer, MAP Foundation, is an important reminder to employers that workplace bullying is not only bad people management, an occupational health and safety risk but can also create a range of other legal risks.
Australia
19 Apr 2010
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Contract of Employment v Relationship of Employment – A Double Edged Sword?
The Fair Work Act 2009 (the Act) introduced many changes to the law affecting employers and employees.
Australia
19 Apr 2010
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