The FWC has praised an organisation's handling of unfounded bullying allegations but has recommended that employers engage independent third parties to conduct investigations when employees "vigorously assert" that internal reviews will be compromised.
The FWC has today suppressed the names of a group of Programmed Skilled Workforce Limited labour hire workers who are seeking anti-bullying orders against picketers at Carlton & United's Abbotsford brewery in Melbourne.
A nurse sacked for allegedly bullying and harassing colleagues after a workplace dispute has had her unfair dismissal appeal rejected because her claims were nothing more than a "re-run" of the original case, an FWC full bench has found.
The embattled FSU is facing further legal action as its former national industrial officer, Andrew McKeown, pursues adverse action and bullying claims against the union and its former national secretary.
A Catholic school principal bullied a teacher when she misinformed her about the status of her long service leave request, directed her to participate in an induction for "new staff" after her return from leave and assigned her a mentor with less teaching experience, the FWC has found.
The FWC has rejected bullying allegations against Essential Energy's chief executive officer, but has ordered the company to accept voluntary redundancy applications from two employees who brought the anti-bullying claim because the cost of keeping them on the books when there is no meaningful work is "irrational, absurd and ridiculous".