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"Sham" redundancy followed anti-bullying application: Claim

An IT officer is suing the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission for allegedly subjecting him to a "sham" redundancy motivated by his failed anti-bullying application and personal clashes with a team leader.

Carer duties prompted job overhaul, claim Police Academy lecturers

Two Police Academy lecturers have launched court action against employer Charles Sturt University over an alleged plan to place them in a part-time job share arrangement, accusing it of bullying and discriminating against them because of their carers' responsibilities.


Employer faces legal test over medicinal cannabis sacking

The law firm representing a Queensland Rail worker allegedly sacked for taking legally prescribed medical cannabis says his general protections test case could have significant ramifications.

Ex-manager claims Vinnies sacked her for making bullying claims

A manager is accusing St Vincent De Paul Society Queensland of using an investigation into misconduct allegations as a "smokescreen" to get rid of her, in an adverse action case claiming it wanted to give her job to a member of an exclusive group of "Vincentians".

"Collateral damage" HR manager launches adverse action case

A HR manager who won anti-bullying orders after becoming "collateral damage" in her employers' marital dispute has launched a Federal Court adverse action case, claiming it dismissed her for complaining and seeking advice about weekend work and "stress leave".

Bank, union square off over alleged "pay secrecy" sacking

The FSU and the Commonwealth Bank are set to square off next month over accusations the bank sacked a worker for discussing his pay less than a month after chief executive Matt Comyn told a parliamentary committee the CBA does not enforce salary secrecy clauses.

FWC sends off National Rugby League referee

A National Rugby League referee has failed to make it onto the field to contest his general protections claim, after the FWC ruled that the employer did not dismiss him, but that his "maximum-term" 12-month contract expired.

Lawyer accuses associate of bullying her

A lawyer has launched an adverse action case against a firm she accuses of retrenching her after two months because of her complaints and allegations that her supervisor lacked appropriate qualifications and bullied her.