- Oracle ‘vicariously liable’ in landmark harassment case
Failure to clearly state in its policy documents that sexual harassment is illegal has led the Federal Court to find Oracle ‘vicariously liable’ for an employee's inappropriate conduct.
- Frontline Intelligence: Legal - Protecting your business interests
Nichola Constant and Erin Lynch outline the role of restraints of trade, including non-compete clauses, and what recent findings from the Federal Court mean for business.
- Stamping out sexual harassment in the workplace
Despite widespread publicity and a greater awareness among managers and supervisors, sexual harassment remains one of the biggest issues in the Australian workplace. Harriet Stacey explores why
- Fines for AWA duress
THE WORKPLACE Ombudsman has fined a number of companies and launched investigations into others following allegations that employees are being forced onto Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs) ahead of new laws expected to be tabled next month in Federal Parliament that will ban AWAs