A court has ordered Australia Post to pay $40,000 in compensation for race discrimination to a worker called a "f--king black bastard" by a colleague, but has rejected his claim for aggravated damages.
The ACT Government must pay an overseas-trained doctor $40,000 compensation and consider him "on his merits" for an internship in one of its hospitals after a court found it racially discriminated against him by favouring ANU graduates.
A veteran Qantas flight attendant who won her job back in 2014 after winning an unfair dismissal case is back in the FWC, with the airline this week failing to block the tribunal from hearing her anti-bullying application.
The FWC has upheld the dismissal of an employee for a relentless six-week email campaign in which he made a "deliberate and concerted effort" to discredit IR and ER employees after his demotion for "racial bullying" of an Indian-origin colleague he claimed was "smelly".
A tribunal has warned employers that they must not only have anti-discrimination policies in place but must also ensure they are "communicated effectively", after finding an Aboriginal economic development company vicariously liable for race discrimination.
A court has found Australia Post vicariously responsible for the actions of a supervisor because it failed to enforce its "exemplary" anti-discrimination policies after complaints that he racially abused a delivery driver, calling him a "f---ing black bastard" and telling him to go back to where he came from.
7-Eleven will settle all underpayment claims and won’t apply any time limits, in the wake of allegations that franchisees systematically exploited employees, company chair Russell Withers has told a Senate inquiry.
The FWC has reinstated a Toll employee who made racist comments and has recommended the company seek to reverse its "hostile working environment" by participating in the Commission's developing better workplaces program.