Category Archive for: ‘Bullying, Harassment, & EO’


Psst have you heard? Gossip can amount to bullying

Spreading gossip about other workers may be bullying under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (‘the Act’) according to a …

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Repetition, repetition, repetition – employee fails to obtain a stop bullying order because the unreasonable acts were not repeated

An employee has failed to obtain anti-bullying orders, despite proving that the company had engaged in unreasonable behaviour on 4 …

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Reputation is important in driving safety

Leaders and regulators alike need to be aware that their reputation can have a significant impact on safety. Employees will …

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Can bullying within the workplace result in a breach of OSH legislation?

Recent OHS prosecutions demonstrate the managing of bullying is a health and safety issue. Where bullying becomes hazard within the …

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WorkCover Anti-bullying review – can lessons be learnt

The NSW Parliament’s General Purpose Standing Committee No 1 has published its report on the inquiry into allegations of bullying …

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Treatment of depressed employee “inhumane”

The recent decision of Renato Adriao v Bluescope Steel Limited highlights the need for employers to seriously consider mental health …

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The Anti-bullying flood gates have opened but according to FWC, it’s a mere trickle

The FWC’s Anti-bullying campaign kicked off on 1 January 2014 with the first claims being received on the first day. …

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FWC’s new anti-bullying website – some more guidance

The FWC has launched its new anti-bullying website. The website contains information including what is bullying at work, what is …

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Facebook bullying – not a joke

With the increasing use of social media, employers need to be aware of the potential for workplace bullying to occur …

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New SWA anti-bullying guides released

Safe Work Australia has recently released two new anti-bullying guides, including “Guide for preventing and responding to workplace bullying” and …

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