The Federal Court has rejected a worker's submission that the "generality" of her violence-related psychological injury claim allows her to agitate for entitlements for other ailments without making a new claim.
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.
End-of-year work celebrations are likely to be very different this year due to COVID-19, with mental health issues and the possibility of restricting attendee numbers just some of the new things to think about, a senior safety lawyer says.
Employers need to implement formalised working-from-home (WFH) policies and procedures to enable workers to gain the associated health benefits of WFH and disengage from work after hours, new Australian research has shown.
Comcare has been cleared of liability for a worker's sedentary and manual handling injuries, but its claim that her incapacitating secondary psychological illness, which arose from working with pain, was no longer work-related has been rejected.