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Dozens of workers diagnosed with silicosis under program

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
At least 78 Victorian workers have been diagnosed with potentially deadly lung disease silicosis since the State Government banned certain high-risk work processes and launched a health screening program last year, figures released today show. Meanwhile, the former team manager of an A-League club has alleged he was bullied and injured in the role.









Workplace Hitler parody constitutes bullying; and more

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
A worker breached his employer's bullying and harassment policy by creating and sharing a Hitler video parodying the company's protracted negotiations, a commission has found. Meanwhile, a court has blocked a morbidly obese worker from making a further 15 claims against an employer, and found he "needlessly" compared its conduct with Nazi guards.

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