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Full Court quashes "draconian" rulings on work-related mental illness and bullying

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
A worker who claims he was bullied "on a shocking scale" has been allowed to pursue his adverse action case against his former employer (whose response to bullying incidents was slammed by a WHS regulator), with a full Federal Court setting aside a judge's "extraordinary" decision to dismiss the matter because of the worker's mental illness.

Is COVID-19 concealing hazardous workplace harassment?

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Research and reports
Legal researchers have called for employers to use workplace investigations to eliminate s-xual harassment risks instead of silencing complainants, and warned that COVID-19 is making it harder to detect poor behaviour. Meanwhile, studies have identified links between unsupportive leaders and poor health from bullying and harassment.


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