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The new Queensland Human Rights Act 2019

What does it mean for public sector employees? The Human Rights Act 2019 (QLD) (‘the Act’) was passed by the Queensland Parliament on the 27 February 2019. The Act came into effect in Queensland on the 1st January 2020. The new Act allows for greater protection of Queenslanders dealing with public entities including as employees … Read more

Does out-of-hours contact by an employer to an employee amount to workplace bullying?

Case: Ms A [2018] FWC 4147 Area of Law: Employment – Application for an order to stop bullying Act: Section 789FC Fair Work Act 2009 (‘the Act’) Note: Names of parties and business have been altered in order to facilitate the continuation of an on-going safe and productive working relationship between the parties. Story  Ms … Read more