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16

Sep

2011

A solution for frivolous workplace bullying claims

I read with interest Rachel Wells, Sydney Morning Herald story on 24 July entitled, “Most workplace bullying claims fall short”. Since the introduction of Brodie’s Law in Victoria on May 31, 2011 which provides for up to 10 years prison for bullying offences, claims for workplace bullying have more than doubled in the past year in Victoria. Many claims could be considered frivolous due to employee’s poor understanding of what actually constitutes bullying. Other States and Territories are ...

16

Sep

2011

What You Should Know about Workplace Bullying

It has been estimated that workplace bullying affects around 3.5% of workers, with the Beyond Bullying Association estimating that between two-and-half and five million will experience workplace harassment at some time during their career. US report to the Massachusetts Senate by State Senator Katherine Clark said that close to one-third of all workers have suffered from some type of workplace bullying. Additionally, workplace bullying is four times more likely to happen than sexual ...

15

Sep

2011

Today Tonight: Clubs Fight Back TV Segment

Watch our very own Jason Fullerton on the Clubs Investigations on Armed Robbery. Click here to view the video. STORY: With armed holdups are on the rise, and often they happen in broad daylight. Their new targets are the 2115 small clubs across Australia. It was just before closing time at Hexham Bowling Club in Newcastle when three bandits burst through the doors
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‘Tis the season to be jolly sensible

Tips for Employers

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The office Christmas party can be a great place to unwind, celebrate your wins and socialise with your staff and work colleagues. But unwind a little too much, or fail to act on employee’s complaints about inappropriate behaviour towards them, and your business, culture and potentially bottom line can take a big hit.
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