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Sexual Harassment and Harassment, What’s the Difference?

Sexual Harassment and Harassment, What’s the Difference?, is an important technical consideration in your decision making a decision how to proceed. Any form of harassment in the workplace is unlawful and employees have the right to complaint or lodge a claim regarding the harassment they are experiencing. However, it is important to distinguish between the …

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What Makes a Good Sexual Harassment Lawyer?

hat Makes a Good Sexual Harassment Lawyer?, great question! Have you been sexually harassed at work? Are you looking at lodging a sexual harassment complaint, but you are feeling overwhelmed with the number of lawyers and representatives offering their help? When running a dispute or claim for sexual harassment, you have the option of representing …

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Sexual Harassment Claims, Compensation Finally Increasing

Sexual Harassment Claims, Compensation Finally Increasing, this has been highlighted in two sexual harassment cases – in Queensland and Victoria – have raised the bar for the amount of compensation a complainant can reasonably expect to receive for a substantiated claim of sexual harassment and discrimination. Sexual Harassment Case In Queensland In Golding v Sippel …

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Sexual Harassment In Western Australia, What’s Going On?

Sexual Harassment In Western Australia, What’s Going On?, Unlike all other Australian jurisdictions, and most countries around the world, Western Australia strangely does not permit complainants in Equal Opportunity matters – particularly sexual harassment and discrimination – to be represented by anybody who is not a lawyer. You cannot be represented by who you want. …

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Sexual Harassment & COVID-19: The Blurring Of Boundaries

Sexual Harassment & COVID-19: The Blurring Of Boundaries. The COVID-19 pandemic has revolutionized our workplaces. Face-to-face interactions have largely been replaced by screens. Has COVID-19 eradicated workplace sexual harassment, or has it just taken a new form? Increase of Sexual Harassment during the Pandemic In late 2020, a prominent UK women’s charity, Rights of Women, …

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What is the Government Doing About Sexual Harassment in 2022? We Need Action!

2021 has seen the dawn of a new era of sexual harassment reforms. In 2020, the Australian Human Rights Commission published ‘Respect@Work: National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces’. This report investigated the current nature and prevalence of sexual harassment in Australian workplaces and proposed 55 Recommendations to better prevent sexual harassment and facilitate …

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Historical Sexual Harassment – Is it too late to speak up?

Historical Sexual Harassment – Is it too late to speak up? We get allot of calls regarding this topic. It is not uncommon for victims of sexual harassment to delay reporting what happened to them. In the Fourth National Survey on Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces, conducted in 2018, it was found that 72% of …

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Sexual Harassment in Small Businesses: What Can I Do?

Just like their larger counterparts, small businesses are not immune from the laws prohibiting workplace sexual harassment and discrimination. Even though they lack a dedicated Human Resources department or stringent reporting requirements, small businesses are also under a duty to prevent sexual harassment and discrimination from occurring in their workplace. Small businesses may be particularly …

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Workplace Culture, No Excuse for Sexual Harassment. Act Now!

Workplace Culture, No Excuse for Sexual Harassment. Act Now!, This has to be more than just a slogan. brick by brick, changes in strategies, training, ability to raise concerns without fear of retribution, all makes a difference. It is well established that the workplace culture of an organization should reflect the values a business upholds …

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