Aug 17

Woman sues over exposure to pornography in office

Posted by Dave Griffith

An important test case is under way in the Australian Federal Court which will determine whether a woman can sue for being exposed to male colleagues viewing computer pornography at work. Kirsty Fletcher, an air traffic controller alleges she was subjected to bullying and sex discrimination by Air Services Australia (ASA) in proceedings…

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Jul 25

Workplace bullying claims on the rise but few are valid

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The number of workers in Victoria, Australia claiming to have been bullied at work has skyrocketed, with complaints to WorkSafe Victoria more than doubling to 6000 in the past year. But no action was taken on the vast majority of complaints, as most fell well short of what constitutes workplace bullying under the…

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Jul 7

Public Service CEO facing serious misconduct investigation

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Katrina Bach the CEO of the Government Department of Building and Housing is being investigated over allegations of verbal abuse and physical assault towards a junior female staff member of her department. The State Services Commission has confirmed that an independent inquiry had begun after “serious allegations” were made about the conduct of…

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