fair work act

Responding to Stop Bullying Applications – March HR Breakfast Club Summary

18 Mar , 2019 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Responding to Stop Bullying Applications – March HR Breakfast Club Summary

This month, Rebecca Richardson, Lawyer – Employment & Industrial Law Group at BAL Lawyers, spoke about the Fair Work Commission’s Anti-bullying jurisdiction and strategies for employers responding to Stop Bullying Applications. Rebecca  gave us an introduction to the definition of bullying under the Fair Work Act 2009: A worker is bullied at work if: (a)  while the worker […]

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Fair Work Act – February HR Breakfast Club Summary

19 Feb , 2019 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Fair Work Act – February HR Breakfast Club Summary

This month James Macken, barrister from Blackburn Chambers, spoke about the General Protections provisions of the Fair Work Act. What is the general protections jurisdiction? Section 240 of the Fair Work Act provides: A person must not take adverse action against another person: (a)  because the other person: (i)  has a workplace right; or (ii)  […]

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