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Dismissed employee with psychological condition not victim of adverse action because he failed to be contactable during absence

A recent case in the Federal Circuit Court has found that an employee of the Fair Work Ombudsman who was dismissed and suffering from depression and anxiety was not a victim of adverse action as he was dismissed for failing to communicate with his employer, rather than because he was suffering from a psychological condition.

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Borderline personality-disorder and lack of understanding regarding tribunal processes were found to be reasonable explanations for delay

A prospective employer has failed to prevent a prospective employee from advancing a discrimination complaint after the Tribunal found the case was reasonably arguable and the applicant had a reasonable explanation for the delay as he suffered from borderline personality disorder and did not have a sophisticated understanding of the process as he was self-represented.

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