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$10,000 in damages for morning sickness discrimination

A Telstra sales consultant who has been awarded $10,000 in damages for being discriminated against while pregnant will be challenging the merits of the original ruling in the Victorian Supreme Court.

Court fines CFMEU for sacking "Trot"

The Federal Court has fined the CFMEU's mining and energy division $45,000 for taking adverse action against a former Pilbara organiser after the AWU complained that he was a "Trot" who was "bagging" the union.

Oracle case sets new standard for sexual harassment compensation

In a watershed anti-discrimination ruling, a full Federal Court has found community standards now demand higher compensation for non-economic loss in s--ual harassment cases, and has increased a former Oracle manager's overall damages award from less than $20,000 to $130,000.

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.