A major retail company did not breach its duty to provide a manager with a healthy and safe environment free from harassment when his colleagues and a paid entertainer pressured him to sing and dance at a work conference, a court has ruled.
A worker who developed PTSD and other incapacitating psychological injuries from being attacked by a co-worker, and forced to encounter him at work for the next four years, has been granted permission to pursue damages from his employer.
A major employer has been ordered to pay a worker more than $1 million in damages, after his superior supplied unproven allegations against him to a medical assessor, who used the information to find the worker was psychiatrically disturbed and not fit to perform his job.
An appeals court has relied on a contractor's contractual intentions and the control exerted by companies in a multi-party arrangement to quash a finding that the man was a "worker" when he was injured.
A major employer has failed to convince a superior court that an injured worker with a disorder, which isn't attributable to a specific disease, was malingering because surveillance footage showed he lied about his inability to perform certain tasks.