Workplace Harassment

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Recommendations made in the Sex Discrimination Commissioner’s Respect at Work Report (2020) have now been implemented in the new Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment

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Sexual Harassment met with Aggravated Damages

Recently, the Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) in Lucy Orchard v Frayne Higgins [2020] TASADT 11 (1 September 2020) made an aggravated damages order against a Toll Transport

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Offensive Language Within the Workplace: When Does it Cross the Line?

An employee who swears will not always give an employer grounds for termination, although swearing coupled with the additional ingredients of intimidating, aggressive or threatening conduct or actions towards another employee may be a risk to the health and safety of that employee, or indeed constitute a breach of either workplace harassment policies or a code of conduct.

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