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Workplace harassment can encompass a number of acts that includes discrimination based on: gender, nationality, sexual orientation, disability, and harassing behaviour can be physical or mental in nature. There are laws in Australia which makes it an offence for anyone to engage in harassing behaviour and if you are experiencing any harassment, you can find a lawyer via the FindLaw Directory no matter where you are in Australia.


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NSW: Free safety information for businesses during June

Date: 26 May 2009, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Corporations Law, Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, OHS, Discrimination, Harassment, Industrial Relations

NSW Finance Minister Joe Tripodi said a series of free workshops will be held during June to assist businesses with occupational health and safety and...

Bankers call for national OH&S laws

Date: 15 Jul 2008, Filed under: OHS, Discrimination, Harassment

The Australian Bankers' Association (ABA) has called for the implementation of nationally consistent OHS legislation in its submission to the National...

NSW: safety warning re use of earthmoving equipment near excavations

Date: 19 Jun 2008, Filed under: OHS, Discrimination, Harassment

WorkCover NSW has issued a reminder to operators of earthmoving equipment to ensure they follow adequate safety precautions when working near excavation...

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Multinational employer ordered to pay $100,000 for general damages in landmark sexual harassment case

Date: 18 Jul 2014, Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Discrimination, Harassment

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia earlier this week handed down a landmark decision concerning the assessment of general damages for victims...

What is the definition of unfair dismissal and unlawful termination?

Date: 14 Jan 2014, Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, Discrimination, Harassment, Industrial Relations, Redundancy, Unfair Dismissal

Unfair dismissal and unlawful termination are the type of terms that seem pretty self-explanatory, and although most of us have a general understanding...

Significant changes to workplace equality legislation

Date: 14 Dec 2012, Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Discrimination, Harassment, Unfair Dismissal, Employment and Human Resources

On 22 November 2012, the Commonwealth Government passed legislation amending the previous equal opportunity Act1 to enact the new Workplace Gender Equality...

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