Federal Court of Australia news

  • Oracle ‘vicariously liable’ in landmark harassment case by Iain Hopkins

    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.

  • Stamping out sexual harassment in the workplace by HCA

    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 by

    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

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