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31 July 2019

Compliance Check: South Korea - new laws on workplace harassment

29 April 2019

South Korea: Changes to workplace bullying and harassment legislation

14 November 2018

Australia: Navigating the Christmas season in the #MeToo era: 5 tips for planning a fun (and liability-free) work event

The spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace has never been brighter. The #MeToo movement has empowered people to draw a sharp line in the sand …

07 November 2018

Australia: Workplace violence and red collar crime: Is it more threatening than you think?

Workplace violence is a significant and ongoing risk that employers should be alive to because it affects employee health, safety and wellbeing, which in …

28 May 2018

Australia: The current position on industrial manslaughter by state and territory

We are witnessing a clear escalation in regulatory activity across Australia, most recently and very topical is the new Industrial Manslaughter (IM) …

30 November 2017

APAC: Workplace Harassment

The daily allegations of harassment in the press and social media campaigns highlighting the prevalence of harassment around the world should prompt …

07 July 2017

Australia: Romero v Farstad Shipping saga - A reminder to get your approach to company policies right

There has been further development in the Romero v Farstad Shipping saga, with the Full Federal Court this week dismissing each of Ms Romero’s appeal …

13 April 2017

Australia: Important interim order in a bullying application

A recent decision in the anti-bullying jurisdiction of the Fair Work Commission has highlighted the (potentially complicated) interaction …

21 August 2014

Australia: Anti-bullying jurisdiction of the Fair Work Commission (FWC)

The Australian Fair Work Commission (FWC) has been faced with an interesting range of issues to consider since 1 January 2014 when it was granted the …

20 February 2014

Australia: Bullying claims start to flow

In Brief The Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) new bullying jurisdiction commenced on 1 January 2014. The FWC recently announced that 44 …

24 July 2013

Australia: Major changes to workplace bullying laws

Recent legislative amendments granted the Fair Work Commission (FWC) jurisdiction to deal with ‘bullying’ applications by workers. From 1 January 2014 a …

09 July 2013

Australia: Failure of employer to act on bullying complaint results in $600,000 damages award

A recent Supreme Court of Victoria decision has awarded almost $600,000 to an employee who developed severe psychological disorders from an …