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Landmark decision continues trend of higher damages for sexual harassment

The Full Federal Court has confirmed its strong stance against sexual harassment in the workplace by appropriately reflecting society’s intolerance to such conduct. In this decision, the Court upheld the trial judge’s decision to award general damages of $120,000 and aggravated damages of $50,000.

In this article, W+K’s Raisa Conchin and Manja Lalovic examine this landmark decision and the likely impact for insurers on the damages front.

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