If an application has been made to deal with a sexual harassment dispute using the Form F75 in relation to alleged sexual harassment that happened or started on or after 6 March 2023 and a response is required from an employer/principal, use Form F77 to respond within 7 days.
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Who can use this form
Only use this form if:
- you are an employer or principal AND
- we have sent you (served) a copy of Form F75 – Apply for the Commission to deal with a sexual harassment dispute.
Note: There are two types of sexual harassment application that can be made to the Commission. Use this form to respond to an application made using Form F75. If you are responding to an application made using a Form F72A, you should use Form F73A to respond.
Before you start
Important: Send us your response within 7 days of receiving the application.
Have this information ready before you begin. You will need to tell us:
the case (matter) number, which is in the information we sent you
details of the employer/principal including a contact person and their direct contact details
details about the employer/principal’s relationship, if any, to the person(s) who alleges they have been sexually harassed in connection with work (we refer to them as the aggrieved person)
details about the employer/principal’s relationship, if any, to the person(s) who is alleged to have sexually harassed an aggrieved person(s) in connection with work (we refer to them as the individual Respondent)
the contact details for the employer/ principal’s representative (if they have one)
the employer/principal’s response to the allegations.
We store your information in line with our Privacy notice (pdf).
What happens next
Once all the people involved in the case have been asked to send us their forms, a Member of the Commission will decide on next steps. This could be a conciliation, conference or hearing.
Rules and regulations for this form
Fair Work Act 2009: Section 527F.