Former Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle ‘not medically fit’ to be interviewed over alleged sexual harassment

Former Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle ‘not medically fit’ to be interviewed over alleged sexual harassment

Updated May 17, 2018 17:47:02 Former lord mayor Robert Doyle has been found unfit to be interviewed about sexual harassment allegations during his time with Melbourne Health. Victoria’s Department of Health and Human Services gave Mr Doyle 10 days to respond to its request for him to attend an interview …

United Nations admits #MeToo but critics say it’s not doing enough to address sexual harassment

United Nations admits #MeToo but critics say it’s not doing enough to address sexual harassment

Posted May 12, 2018 08:24:51 Senior United Nations (UN) officials have admitted the global peace body is not immune to the problem of sexual harassment, but questions have been raised about how it handles allegations within its agencies. Key points: The UN’s World Food Program is investigating allegations in its …

Former Gold Coast Sun preparing to sue the AFL over alleged racial vilification and sexual harassment

Former Gold Coast Sun preparing to sue the AFL over alleged racial vilification and sexual harassment

Former Gold Coast Suns player Joel Wilkinson is preparing to sue the AFL over alleged racial vilification and sexual harassment during his playing career. Foundation Suns defender Wilkinson, who was delisted after playing 26 games in three seasons, last featured in the AFL in 2013. Brisbane-based Shine Lawyers said the …

Joel Wilkinson, former Gold Coast Suns player, takes action against AFL over alleged racial abuse, sexual harassment

Joel Wilkinson, former Gold Coast Suns player, takes action against AFL over alleged racial abuse, sexual harassment

Updated May 09, 2018 13:55:18 Photo: Joel Wilkinson alleges he was subjected to discrimination and harassment by AFL and Gold Coast Suns staff. (AAP Image: Joe Castro) Former Gold Coast Suns player Joel Wilkinson will begin legal action against the AFL, seeking compensation for racial abuse and sexual harassment during …

Junot Diaz withdraws from Sydney Writers’ Festival after sexual harassment allegations

Junot Diaz withdraws from Sydney Writers’ Festival after sexual harassment allegations

Posted May 05, 2018 14:10:22 Photo: Junot Diaz has pulled out of all events at this weekend’s Sydney Writer’s Festival (ABC Radio ) Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Junot Diaz has withdrawn from the rest of the Sydney Writers’ Festival events he was scheduled to appear at, following historical sexual harassment allegations …

Ashley Judd sues Harvey Weinstein for sexual harassment, damaging her career

Ashley Judd sues Harvey Weinstein for sexual harassment, damaging her career

Updated May 01, 2018 16:34:43 Photo: Ashley Judd was among the first to make an on-the-record allegation of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein. (AP: Chris Pizzello/Invision) Hollywood actress Ashley Judd has filed a defamation and sexual harassment lawsuit against film producer Harvey Weinstein, alleging he damaged her movie career after …

AFL chief Gillon McLachlan defends league’s handling of sexual harassment claims

AFL chief Gillon McLachlan defends league’s handling of sexual harassment claims

Updated April 27, 2018 23:09:24 AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says the league will respect confidentiality agreements in sexual harassment cases as long as the issue has been resolved between the two parties. Fremantle hit the headlines earlier this month when it was reported an official made a secret payment …

AFL not against hush money for sexual harassment victims, chief executive Gillon McLachlan says

AFL not against hush money for sexual harassment victims, chief executive Gillon McLachlan says

Posted April 27, 2018 19:57:58 AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says the league has no problems with hush money being paid to sexual harassment victims as long as it helps resolve the issue. Fremantle hit the headlines earlier this month when it was reported an official made a secret payment …

Melbourne cafe owner threatens to sue staff, who claimed they were underpaid, for ‘harassment’

Melbourne cafe owner threatens to sue staff, who claimed they were underpaid, for ‘harassment’

Updated April 26, 2018 20:43:18 Photo: The Fair Work Ombudsman is investigating alleged underpayment by Barry cafe. (Barry Coffee and Food) A Northcote cafe owner accused of underpaying staff has threatened to sue those who complained “if the harassment continues”. Current and former staff of Barry cafe in Northcote told …

Robert Doyle: second sexual harassment investigation ‘inconclusive’ | Australia news

A second investigation into allegations of sexual harassment by the former Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle failed to make any conclusive findings because Doyle was too unwell to respond to questions. The investigation concerned allegations made against Doyle in his role as the chairman of Melbourne Health, which were made …