A former US-based BHP Billiton executive is seeking compensation and damages because it failed to appoint him to four job openings, alleging the positions went to women "clearly less qualified than him."
A report probing Queensland Police's use of discriminatory recruitment practices to prevent engagement of more meritorious males, to meet a 50% gender equity target, is a lesson in organisational culture and corruption risks, says the State's corruption commission.
An independent complaints mechanism and a "serious incident team" should be created to deal with reports of assault, sexual harassment and serious bullying in Federal parliamentary workplaces, according to a new review.
The NSW Government has announced plans to introduce the country's first comprehensive safety laws targeting the food delivery sector, including mandatory personal protective equipment for workers required to carry unique identification numbers.
A full bench has quashed a finding that a meatworker is not entitled to payment for time involved in putting on and removing PPE during a half-hour unpaid meal break, but has held an employer's silence did not give the FWC power to arbitrate on the before- and after-work requirement.
As Telstra continues to bring call centre jobs back onshore and responds to changing needs during the pandemic, it says a new flexible work policy will support "location agnostic" and "hybrid" practices that open up flexibility options for all employees.
The Federal Court has today ordered party-party costs, after rejecting a bid for indemnity costs, against a self-represented former World Vision employee who pursued a general protections case with no prospects of success.
The RTBU has used a relatively new Queensland IRC power to hear safety disputes to pursue an alleged sexual harassment case on behalf of an Aurizon train driver member who claims the company "washed its hands" of the matter on the basis that it occurred outside of work.