A company made work easier and less stressful for workers dealing with the high cognitive demands of their job, by streamlining its procedures and reducing task complexity, according to its quality manager.
A unique study has found emergency workers are less likely than community members to suffer severe symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after natural and man-made disasters, providing clues to improving worker resilience and safety across all industries.
A worker who claimed she was bullied and abused at work for a decade has been granted permission to sue her former employer over her mental injuries, more than three years after the limitation period ended.
Laboratory tests of workers' hair for drugs can't differentiate active drug use from environmental contamination, and should only be used as "complementary information", according to expert evidence highlighted in an important unfair dismissal case.
A judge has highlighted four serious concerns with an employer's drug and alcohol policy, in ruling that an injured worker wasn't guilty of serious and wilful misconduct in refusing to undergo a urine test ahead of his return to work.
Workers who disclose being victims of domestic violence don't need their managers to solve their problems, just an "empathetic ear" and prompt access to family and domestic violence leave, according to the director of a not-for-profit that supports female workers.