Employment Law Update: Bullying Not So Fashionable

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Sussan: Where tit goes with tat -

A recent win for a bullied employee of the Sussan retail chain in the Supreme Court of Queensland shows that it has never been more important for employers to ensure frontline managers are adequately trained to respond appropriately to workplace bullying complaints.

Together with the introduction of the anti-bullying jurisdiction of the Fair Work Commission, existing statutory and contractual obligations about health and safety provide solid platforms for employees to obtain redress for bullying.

Please see full update below for more information.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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