Victorian Crown employees seeking relief from workplace bullying might be out in the cold after the FWC found it has no power to handle anti-bullying matters because the state has not referred the necessary power to Canberra.
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.
AMWU urges full bench to reject bid to re-open casual service case; FWC dismisses claim by "bullied" manager who didn’t appear; Wages might be on the rise, says RBA; and Training obligations should continue for 457 visa sponsors.
The FWC has agreed to suppress the identity of an employee representative who signed off on an enterprise agreement on the condition he would remain anonymous, because he feared victimisation in the workplace after the ETU resolved to oppose it.
Former Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick says a culture of sexual harassment in the Australian Federal Police is so "pervasive" that almost one in two females and 20% of males have experienced it in the past five years.
A fire brigade captain and former HR manager who appeared in a campaign pamphlet for a candidate in last year's NSW election was not victimised when his employer reprimanded him, the NSW IRC has found.
The Victorian Auditor-General's damning audit report on the state health sector's response to bullying and harassment has found its agencies lack even the "fundamental, underpinning foundations of effective policies and procedures" to tackle the issue.