How to Future Proof your Business: The New Frontier in Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Claims

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Exploring the New Benchmark in Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Claims

It’s been three years since the landmark ruling in Richardson v Oracle Corporation Australia Pty Ltd was handed down by the Federal Court of Australia, changing the way damages are assessed in sexual harassment and discrimination claims in Australia.

In the Richardson case, the Full Federal Court determined that an award of $18,000 in damages was manifestly out of step with prevailing community standards, increasing the compensation awarded to an employee subjected to a “constant barrag... Read more