Fair Work Commission interim orders

Section 589 of the Fair Work Act empowers the Fair Work Commission to make interim decisions on its own in…

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Workplace bullying; a summary of the role of the Fair Work Commission

The following extract from a decision of the Fair Work Commission, delivered in a claim by an employee who complained…

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Workplace bullying; what is it?

What is workplace bullying in Australia? What follows is a summary of what constitutes actionable workplace bullying under the Fair…

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Workplace bullying and the Fair Work Commission

What follows is an extract from a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission which admirably explains the Commission’s  anti-bullying…

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Workplace bullying; what is available to help?

The anti-bullying jurisdiction of the Fair Work Commission, introduced in January 2010 with the major amendments to workplace relations system…

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Workplace bullying; when a stop order will be made

Workplace bullying; the Fair Work Commission’s jurisdiction The Fair Work Commission’s jurisdiction to issue orders to stop and prevent workplace…

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When to issue a stop bullying order and when to not

The distinction between circumstances in the workplace which might support a stop bullying order by the Fair Work Commission and…

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Discrimination, harassment and bullying in the workplace

Discrimination occurs where someone is treated less favourably than another employee or employees due to a particular protected attribute, for example…

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Company directors protected from bullying under the Fair Work Act

The anti-bullying jurisdiction of the Fair Work Act enables the Fair Work Commission to issue anti-bullying orders where it is…

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Workplace bullying; massive damages ordered against employer

The Supreme Court of Victoria has awarded $625,000 in damages for a psychiatric injury held to have been caused by…

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