916120-kate-mathews.jpgwhen you have endured two years of offensive remarks or conduct, including a rape threat and has not been able to work since July 2010.

It’s taken 5 years, but Kate Mathews was successful with her Victorian Supreme Court Case.

In the words of Maurice Blackburn senior associate Holly Pinnis

“Kate was subject to behaviour no one should ever have to endure. The fact that this happened at her workplace under her employer’s nose makes it all the more shocking.”

“This case puts all employers on notice. If you have an employee being harassed and bullied, you can’t sit on your hands. “

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