Bullying & Harassment

The Weinstein Effect

Clayton Utz explain the Weinstein Effect: Managing inappropriate conduct in the workplace – managing sexual harassment, assessing legal risk, conducting investigations, assessing adversarial liability, and dealing with historical claims.

Interim orders in a “stop bullying” application

In a recent case, the FWC granted its first interim order issued in its anti-bullying jurisdiction, effectively issuing an injunction to stop an employer from proceeding with a workplace investigation for a bullying claim. Stephen Booth from Coleman Greig Lawyers explains what this decision means for employers.

How can we better manage bullying and discrimination cases with mental health circumstances?

Special Counsels Cilla Robinson and Christy Miller recently addressed issues regarding workplace bullying and discrimination. “A common issue that arises in unacceptable conduct cases is the lack of, or complacency with, policies which deal with the consequences of inappropriate behaviour in the workplace”.

Has inclusiveness in the workplace increased resistance?

In this exclusive with Phillipa Muir of Simpson Grierson, we learn about issues around workplace bullying and discrimination in New Zealand, and also how the culture shift towards ensuring inclusiveness in the workplace, particularly for the LGBTI community, has been very positive, yet is often met with some resistance.