Female Employee in QLD awarded more than $300,000 in compensation.

A female employee has been awarded more than $300,000 by the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) after she was sexually assaulted by a fellow male employee. Facts The employees worked for a hotel company. Both she and the male employee were sharing a hotel apartment (which the HR department was aware of) when the sexual assault took place. The male employee worked as a caretaker at the hotel at which both employees were staying and was on-call between the hours of 10:00pm and 6:00am, during which time the sexual assault occurred. The female employee subsequently suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and other illnesses. She also developed sleeping problems, an inabilit

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