A laundromat owner-manager who demanded s-x in return for a job and continually subjected a casual worker to unwanted touching has been ordered to pay her $50,000, including $5000 in aggravated damages, and cover her legal costs.
In further evidence of shifting workplace standards, the chief executive of ASX-listed Cleanaway Waste has resigned after last year volunteering to forgo $2 million in performance-linked shares following complaints about his "overly assertive behaviour".
Transition leave, "all-gender" toilets and training on LGBTQ issues signal to transgender employees that it is safe to come out in the workplace, according to employer support program Pride in Diversity.
Attorney-General and IR Minister Christian Porter is attempting to stare down allegations of inappropriate conduct, as he prepares to oversee crucial legislation to change workplace laws and to introduce a national anti-corruption agency.
A tribunal has upheld the revocation of a high school teacher's working with children authorisation after finding that while accusations and behaviours consistent with grooming had not been conclusively established, he continued to put himself in compromising situations.