Discrimination at work; family or carer’s responsibilities

Discrimination at work on the basis of family or carer’s responsibilities   Under the Sex Discrimination Act family responsibilities are…

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Discrimination at work due to pregnancy

Discrimination at work due to pregnancy   Under the Sex Discrimination Act the prohibition against discrimination on the basis of…

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Discrimination at work due to religion

  Religious discrimination includes distinctions made on the basis of expression of religious beliefs or membership in a religious group….

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Discrimination at work due to political opinion

Discrimination at work due to political opinion or conviction   Political opinion includes membership of a political party; expressed political,…

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Discrimination at work due to national origin or extraction

Discrimination at work due to national extraction   National extraction includes distinctions made on the basis of a person’s place…

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Discrimination at work; ethnic or social origin

Social origin Social origin includes social class, socio-occupational category and caste. Social origin may not be used to deny certain…

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Discrimination at work; when is it lawful?

Exceptions to discrimination at work   The prohibition in s.351 does not apply to action which is: ď‚· not unlawful…

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Criminal convictions in the workplace; Part 2; the WA Position

The Western Australian Equal Opportunity Act 1984 prohibits discrimination in the workplace for any of the following grounds namely; sex,…

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Comparators in equal opportunity law; the tricky aspect of discrimination laws

Comprehending equal opportunity law is much trickier than most people realize. The essence of unlawful discrimination in Australian equal opportunity…

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Reverse discrimination OK sometimes

A recruitment firm has been given the green light by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal to only recruit women…

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