Wednesday, 15 May 2013 11:31am
The Fair Work Commission is likely to start dealing with workplace bullying complaints from July, with the Federal Government's budget committing $21.4 million to the policy.
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 3:56pm
Assessing a worker's psychological injury claim involves much more than a diagnosis. Here, a research psychologist explains how an employee's credibility and functionality are measured.
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 2:58pm
Employers urged to verify high-risk work licences after fakes detected; and WA truckies face dangerous goods fines, as near-miss reports released.
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 12:56pm
A worker who was sacked after being accused of tampering with an incident scene - prior to a WorkSafe Victoria investigation - has been awarded nearly $40,000 in lost remuneration by the Fair Work Commission.
Monday, 13 May 2013 3:57pm
An employer that used a "buddy system" to train inexperienced workers is just one of six Victorian companies recently fined for safety breaches. Also in this article, OHS regulators have issued safety alerts on the prevention of illness and injuries from formaldehyde, falls and falling objects.
Monday, 13 May 2013 2:14pm
A Northern Territory worker, who was attacked by a crocodile and then accidentally shot by a co-worker who was trying to help him, has been denied workers' compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder and other injuries.
Monday, 13 May 2013 12:41pm
In a new report identifying multiple flaws in the way the Western Australian public sector manages injured employees, the State Auditor General has shown how quickly an employer can turn around its troubled return-to-work system and reduce its insurance costs.
Friday, 10 May 2013 1:56pm
Comcare has been granted special leave to appeal to the High Court against a decision to award workers' compensation to a Commonwealth employee who was injured while having s-x in her motel room on a work trip.
Friday, 10 May 2013 12:03pm
A worker who was sacked after taking several months of sick leave - due to an injury he sustained at another job - has had his unfair dismissal claim rejected.
Friday, 10 May 2013 10:35am
Workplace bullying victims will be required to seek advice from an "independent" agency before taking their case to the Fair Work Commission, under the Federal Coalition's new IR policy, which also includes a plan to "urgently" review the necessity of the Safe Rates Tribunal.