The Fair Work Commission has issued orders prohibiting the parties to a stop-bullying application from yelling at each other or discussing the merits of the case in the workplace or elsewhere, after hearing the alleged bully persistently tried to engage with the applicant on the matter.
A worker bore the onus of proving his work-related knee injuries caused him to fall at home and dislocate his shoulder, but he failed to discharge his burden of proof, with his inconsistent memory of events suggesting he made them up, a judge has found.
A regulator has warned workplace leaders that they have a duty to "live and breathe" their anti-bullying policies, after securing its second reckless conduct conviction involving a life-threatening attack on an apprentice.
Public sector agencies have been warned against responding to allegations of misconduct with strategies designed to "camouflage poor systems" instead of preventing incidents, after an anti-corruption survey unearthed "shocking" reports of bullying and nepotism.
A tribunal full bench has rejected a major employer's claim that it wasn't required to consider a worker's personal circumstances, which made her more susceptible to injury, when undertaking "reasonable" administrative action against her.