In a landmark case, the Full Court of the Federal Court awarded Ms. Rebecca Richardson significant damages for sexual harassment she experienced in the workplace.
Work demands include things like role overload, unrealistic time pressure, ambiguity or conflict, and emotional demands of the job, conflict arising from tasks, relationships, change management, a lack of organisational justice and a worker’s sense of fairness at work.
Under the new WHS regulations, I need keep my staff safe from psychosocial hazards, but don’t know where to start?
Under Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations, A Person Conducting Business or Undertaking (PCBU) is required to take proactive measures to identify, assess, control, and review psychosocial hazards.
Did you know that work health and safety regulations for the control of psychosocial risks came into effect March 2022?
A Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU), who is usually the employer, has a primary duty of care under the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act 2020 to ensure the health and safety of workers and others at the workplace, so far as is reasonably practicable.
The recent Federal budget has brought numerous changes, including significant pay increases and superannuation reforms.
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