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Bullying "test case" thrown out on jurisdictional grounds

A test case that established that the Fair Work Commission is able to consider bullying that occurred before its anti-bullying jurisdiction took effect on January 1 has now been thrown out because the employer is not a "trading" corporation.

FWC restrains worker in first substantial bullying order

In its first substantive order under the new bullying jurisdiction, the Fair Work Commission has directed an employee not to have any unaccompanied contact with a co-worker or make comments about their clothes or appearance.

Bully for you: past acts relevant in new jurisdiction

The Fair Work Commission has ruled that it is not prevented from considering behaviour that occurred before the start of the new bullying jurisdiction on January 1 this year when dealing with applications for orders to stop the conduct.

FWC full bench reserves ruling on reach of bullying law

A Fair Work Commission full bench reserved its decision this morning on whether the tribunal can take account of conduct before the bullying laws began operation on January 1, when making orders under the new regime.


FWC makes first ruling in bullying jurisdiction

The Fair Work Commission has issued its first ruling in its new bullying jurisdiction, dismissing a claim because the complainant failed to respond to two requests to provide more details and did not pay the filing fee.

Forty-four bullying claims in first month

The Fair Work Commission has received 44 bullying complaints in the first month of its new jurisdiction, but the tribunal's president says it's too early to say whether this is any guide to the future rate of applications