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Full Court quashes "draconian" rulings on work-related mental illness and bullying

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
A worker who claims he was bullied "on a shocking scale" has been allowed to pursue his adverse action case against his former employer (whose response to bullying incidents was slammed by a WHS regulator), with a full Federal Court setting aside a judge's "extraordinary" decision to dismiss the matter because of the worker's mental illness.







COVID restrictions include strict PPE rules; Doctors warn of remote-work fatigue

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
Employers have been warned they bear the onus of ensuring their sites comply with the new COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria, which include stringent PPE requirements and workforce caps in many cases, while doctors have warned of the consequences of never "switching off" while working from home during the pandemic.



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