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.
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.
The Fair Work Commission has slammed an employer for treating a female employee in a manner 'devoid of compassion'
The Fair Work Commission has concluded that a young employee’s dismissal was harsh, unjust, and unreasonable
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