The FWC has ordered an employer defending an unfair dismissal claim to produce a consultant's bullying report sought by an employee it sacked after he drew a stylised p-nis on a workplace incident report, while it has refused to effectively "mandate" that the employer be represented by its employer association's lawyer.
A real estate agency's last-minute implementation of a new anti-bullying policy wasn't enough to stop the FWC from ordering it to cease bullying a property consultant that its sales administrator deleted as a Facebook friend after likening her to a "naughty little schoolgirl running to the teacher".
A legally-qualified former lecturer who claims she was psychologically-injured by alleged sex and pregnancy discrimination at a sandstone university has failed in a bid to join four academics as respondents to her case.
The FWC has refused to issue a stop bullying order to a Fremantle retail employee despite claims she received death threats from a cleaner at the premises, and another stall owner started rumours and stared at her.
Complaints about the FSU's handing of an official's bullying complaint against deputy secretary Geoff Derrick are included in an extraordinary plea for assistance emailed this morning by national secretary Fiona Jordan to more than 28,000 members.
The FWC has found that an employee, who was described as a "lackey" and had his appearance likened to a "dwarf" by colleagues was subjected to incidents of unreasonable behaviour in the workplace, but was not bullied because the behaviour was not "repetitious".
A CommSec customer service officer placed on performance plans and counselled for breaching the company's "clean desk" policy has failed to convince the FWC he was bullied by his employer and two supervisors.
Workers on the Gorgon LNG project will begin voting on Wednesday on whether to take industrial action to push head contractor CB&I to offer shorter roster cycles, at the same time as parliamentary inquiries in WA and Queensland have weighed-up whether new regulations are needed for non-residential workforces.