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.
This week has been declared World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August 2011), which aims to remind employers that discrimination against breastfeeding women is now banned and unlawful.
HC looks at the conditions which are required to make an employee medical examination compulsory
In some circumstances, HR must cease disciplinary processes and come to a settlement with an employee who has a mental illness
Great ideas in the workplace can be stifled due to managers who resist changes to the status quo