Georgia Neaverson

Georgia Neaverson

Georgia Neaverson is a writer for HRD Australia, with expertise in reporting on Fair Work Commission decisions and unfair dismissals. She also writes for Australasian Lawyer and is studying a Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Laws at the University of Technology Sydney. In 2020, Georgia returned home to Sydney after working as a professional ballerina in Europe. Upon graduating from the Dutch National Ballet Academy in Amsterdam with a Bachelor of Arts, she joined the Polish National Ballet in Warsaw. There, she was fortunate to perform a number of world-renowned classical ballets, including Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker.

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Fair Work finds workplace bullying goes both ways

Fair Work finds workplace bullying goes both ways

This case sheds light on preventing workplace bullying and harassment

Fair Work finds summary dismissal for underperformance unfair

Fair Work finds summary dismissal for underperformance unfair

Procedural shortfalls outweighed underperformance

Court finds rejection of 70-year-old candidate unlawful discrimination

Court finds rejection of 70-year-old candidate unlawful discrimination

Provisions in Australia's anti-discrimination laws also extend to the recruitment process

Employee no longer eligible for faulty fire door compensation

Employee no longer eligible for faulty fire door compensation

Tribunal found the worker's pain resulted from a separate, underlying condition

Digital vs physical termination letter: Which is better?

Digital vs physical termination letter: Which is better?

This case sheds light on an important end-of-employment issue

Fair Work makes ‘stop bullying’ order for team leader’s ‘unreasonable behaviour’

Fair Work makes ‘stop bullying’ order for team leader’s ‘unreasonable behaviour’

Commission described the team head's conduct as 'unfathomable'

Court awards pension increase to ex-police officer for ‘abnormal’ work risks

Court awards pension increase to ex-police officer for ‘abnormal’ work risks

Officer was awarded 'hurt on duty' pension

Employer fined $90K after workers suffered 3m fall

Employer fined $90K after workers suffered 3m fall

The workers sustained serious injuries after a concrete slab collapsed beneath them

Worker left distressed after dog’s breakfast dismissal

Worker left distressed after dog’s breakfast dismissal

The Commission found the employer engaged in ‘callous’ conduct

Tribunal slams employer for firing nurse overweight concerns

Tribunal slams employer for firing nurse overweight concerns

They said the worker couldn't perform her duties due to her weight