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FWC rejects workplace bullying claim and dismisses unfair dismissal application

The Fair Work Commission has dismissed an unfair dismissal application made by an employee involved in a physical altercation with another employee.  The feature of this claim was that the Applicant proceeded to claim that he had been the victim of workplace bullying. In short, after a verbal exchange between the Applicant and another employee,…

Formal ‘stop bullying’ order made by FWC

The Fair Work Commission has handed down a rare ‘stop bullying’ order after a formal finding that two employees had been bullied. The employees of a small real estate business each made an application for an order to stop bullying. The employees alleged bullying conduct by a particular Property Manager, who was subsequently relocated to…

Formal ‘stop bullying’ order made by Fair Work Commission

The Fair Work Commission has handed down a rare ‘stop bullying’ order after a formal finding that two employees had been bullied. The employees each made an application for an order to stop bullying under s.789FD of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Act).  They were employees of a relatively small real estate business which…

FWC finds that employee managed, not bullied

The Fair Work Commission’s anti-bullying jurisdiction has determined not to award orders in favour of a senior public servant who alleged that his manager had been bullying him. The allegations made against the manager by the employee included that the manager told him ‘to go back where he came from’, pressured him to terminate his…