A UK employment tribunal full bench has criticised Jaguar Land Rover's HR department for mishandling a transgender engineer's complaints about persistent workplace harassment, while it has recognised "gender fluidity" as a protected characteristic under anti-discrimination laws.
Omnibus IR Bill inquiry to report in March; New inquiry into insecure employment; Submissions due in February for APS capability inquiry; Inquiry considering axing retired judges' pensions for past misconduct; and VACC seeking name change.
A palliative care doctor given 10 minutes' notice that his three-year fixed-term contract was to be succeeded by a six-month contract immediately lost his right to have a tribunal review the new offer, Tasmania's Supreme Court has held.
Griffith University's Professor David Peetz has warned employers to consult their workers before implementing post-COVID-19 workplace changes or risk turning "disorder into chaos", ahead of today's repeal of NSW public health orders requiring organisations to allow employees to perform their duties from home.
The Federal Court has thrown out a former chicken processing worker's $1.5 million sexual harassment claim after weighing detailed evidence about "Gay Fridays" and the distractions needed to cope with a "horrible" job.
The underpayment of migrant workers significantly worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a large Unions NSW audit revealing 88% of a sample of foreign language job ads in the state offered below award wages.