A tribunal has upheld a worker's bid to obtain her supervisors' disciplinary records and details of any complaints made against them, to show if they had a "propensity" to bully subordinates to support her psychological injury claim.
A major government employer ignored "clear warnings" and recommendations from a worker and its own doctor on minimising the impact of a major workplace change, exacerbating the vulnerable worker's psychological injury and incapacitating her for work, a tribunal has found.
A regulator has unsuccessfully argued that surveillance footage of a worker maintaining a social life and enjoying recreational activities meant she was no longer incapacitated by physical and psychological injuries stemming from two workplace falls.
A full Federal Court has blasted a company director's claims that his s-xual pursuit of a worker was "honourable", finding his purportedly romantic actions were not distinguishable from the "tawdry" and traumatising acts of harassment he subjected her to.
A tribunal has expressed sympathy for a worker with a permanent, painful "fluctuating impairment" affecting his dexterity, but found his condition does not satisfy the criteria for lump sum compensation.
A tribunal has rejected two workers' claims that their repetitive computer work and use of twin screens injured them, underscoring that experiencing pain symptoms at work doesn't necessarily mean a condition was caused or aggravated by employment.