It was a key story in the newspaper. That must be good for business, right? All publicity is good publicity, isn’t it?
Hmm, if the story is regarding a claim made by a current/former employee about how they have been treated poorly in your workplace, I wouldn’t be thinking that’s a great way to showcase a business.
Mental illnesses are an increasing issue for employers, costing Australian businesses an estimate $11 billion per year. Read more.
The recent decision awarding a former State Government employee more than $1 million confirms that employers must provide adequate bullying and harassment training to their management staff. Read more.
In 2010, Ms Roberts started work with View Launceston Pty Ltd as a real estate agent. After an initial period of employment, Ms Roberts made 18 allegations of bullying against colleagues, the Principal and Co-Director of View, James Bird, and Sales Administrator, Lisa Bird. Read more.
Name-calling, nasty text messages, gossip or just sheer physical abuse… bullying is so childish we like to think even children should be above it. However, bullying is common among adults, too. Especially at work. Read more.
A new mum who was severely bullied on her return to work has won a substantial payout after her employer failed to deal properly with her initial complaints. The Supreme Court of Queensland said her employer had been negligent and should have recognised the extent and severity of the bullying could have led to a psychological injury. Read more.