A worker sacked after a third-party psychological assessment found him unsuitable for his role has been granted access to his testing data and psychologists' notes, in the second of two similar cases in a matter of months.
The employer of two supervisors who were convicted for recklessly attacking an apprentice, has been convicted and fined for failing to address bullying and harassment in its otherwise extensive WHS policies.
The Fair Work Commission has refused to reopen a worker's anti-bullying application, despite a WHS regulator issuing improvement notices to her employer and advising the parties to seek clarity from the FWC to avoid further conflict.
Workplace bullying and harassment is the number one cause of psychological injury claims and employers should consider which "carrots" and "sticks" in their policies are influencing behaviour, according to an icare senior manager.
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Employers that implement mental health interventions that focus across the "spectrum of mental health" can expect a significant return on investment within three years, according to new Deloitte research.
A worker suffered a psychological injury after he was assured an upcoming meeting involved a "relatively straight forward matter", before fresh allegations of corruption were levelled against him, a commission has found.