Sexual Harassment and Assault in the Workplace

Recent statistics have discovered that sexual harassment in the workplace is at an all-time high with 25% of women and 16% of men experiencing this form of harassment. In July, the Supreme Court ordered WorkCover to pay a family support worker over $1.5 million after she was sexually assaulted by a client within the workplace. […]

MEMBER ONLY ARTICLE – Fair Work Ombudsman puts employers on notice

The Fair Work Ombudsman, Natalie James, made an announcement at a recent Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) briefing that put employers and advisers on notice when complying with workplace laws and regulations. New penalties have been implemented to fine individuals who are involved in facilitating a breach of the law as accessories. Before recently, Fair […]