Australia - October 26 2012 Claims made by employees seeking payment of workers’ compensation for stress or other psychological injury/illness can arise out of administrative or disciplinary action taken by an employer against an employee.
Australia - November 26 2012 The definition of ‘bullying’ under the new harmonised Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Cth) will be: Repeated, unreasonable behavior directed towards a worker or a group of workers, that creates a risk to health and safety.
Australia, New Zealand - October 26 2011 An interesting question came up this week.
Australia - December 20 2012 The Melbourne Magistrates Court has fined a laundry owner $50,000 and ordered him to pay a further $50,000 in costs for his bullying that had ‘harrowing’ effects on employees and was a clear example of an employer breaking occupational health and safety laws.
Australia - December 20 2012 Sometimes in unfair dismissal cases, actions that become known to an employee after they are dismissed can be relied upon in presenting their case.