Employment and criminal convictions

On 1 October 2019, the Commonwealth’s Australian Human Rights Commission Regulations 2019 were amended to define ‘discrimination’ to include any…

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Discrimination in workplace law; the very fine line

  “Counsel for the applicant submits the following: “…the applicant sitting near the front of the sales meeting on 11…

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Discrimination and adverse action at work; general protections

There is a fine distinction between adverse action and discrimination, and the inter relationship between the two statutory concepts is…

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General protections; allegations of adverse action and discrimination

Here is an extract from a classic case in which a breach of the general protections was alleged to have…

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Discrimination in the workplace; family or carer

“Subject to certain exceptions, s 351 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) prohibits an employer from taking adverse action against an employee or prospective employee…

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Disability in the workplace

The general protections of the Fair Work Act provide that it is unlawful for an employer to take adverse action…

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Workplace discrimination and the general protections

Here is a passage from a Federal Circuit Court case which shows the anti-discrimination provisions of the Fair Work At…

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Discrimination in the workplace

The general protections of the Fair Work Act prohibit the taking of adverse action against an employee, or prospective employee…

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Workplace discrimination and the general protections

The general protections under the Fair Work Act render it unlawful for an employer to take adverse action against an…

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General protections and the inherent requirements of the job

As I pointed out in a post published yesterday, it is unlawful for an employer to take adverse action against…

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