Reinstatement for bus driver dismissed for “abuse” towards management

By Sooraj Sidhu and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal A bus driver and former police officer has won reinstatement to their previous role after being dismissed by his employer on-the-spot for misconduct and unsatisfactory conduct towards the General Manager. Commissioner Donna McKenna, who described the employee as an “impressive and credible witness”, noted that the circumstances […]

Workplace bullying on the rise

by Meaghan Spencer, NRA Legal Workplace Advisor Results from a study conducted by Australian Workplace Barometer Project have revealed that bullying is prevalent and on the rise in workplaces across Australia. A worker is bullied at work if an individual or a group of individuals repeatedly behaves unreasonably towards the worker, or a group of […]