The Federal Government has announced an overhaul of anti-discrimination laws, including shifting the burden of proof to the defendant once a prima facie case has been established.
The same prominent workplace lawyer who last week slammed the ‘failure’ of Australia’s legislation around bullying in the workplace, has produced a list of myths around the same subject.
Early intervention and education are the best ways to deal with workplace bullying, according to an employment lawyer’s public critique of Australia’s approach to the issue.
Can a corporate culture make a difference to the bottom line? Can it reduce the likelihood of bullying, discrimination and harassment? The answer is a resounding 'yes', as Joydeep Hor and Georgia Rutecki outline.
State police commissioners around the country have led a crackdown on visible tattoos, prompting many employers to re-look at their own policies.
Sexual harassment complaints like the current Oracle case are a minefield for HR, and getting it wrong can have incendiary consequences. Here’s how to get it right.
An employment tribunal has heard that a flight attendant has been sacked after eating a sandwich given to her by her manager
In case of prolonged absences, employers must find the balance between meeting employees’ needs and maintaining business goals
Don’t overlook the emotional component of your company’s well-being plans, says one industry expert