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Discrimination, Disability & Sexual Harassment
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 5 March 2020, the Australian Human Rights Commission (the Commission) released its long-awaited report on sexual harassment in Australian workplaces, "Respect@Work".
Cooper Grace Ward
Employers in early learning centres must properly investigate, after a teacher was falsely accused of mistreating a child.
Cooper Grace Ward
The student alleged direct and indirect discrimination and victimisation by the university because of his impairments.
lus Laboris
As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the globe, employers are grappling with how best to protect and manage their employees in these very unusual circumstances.
Littler Mendelson
The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) across the globe remains a significant concern in the workplace.
The WCC found that Seven Network was the main contributing factor to her injury, so she was entitled to compensation.
Holding Redlich
"In the course of, or arising out of" employment is often contested in negligence and workers' compensation claims.
Bartier Perry
The 2020 spotlight will remain on sexual harassment and the vital role of employers to eradicate it from the workplace.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The offence of sexual touching was introduced in NSW as part of a range of reforms of laws that govern sexual offences.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Religious institutions must prepare their policies and procedures to ensure compliance with reportable conduct systems.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Community Action for Rainbow Rights (CARR) is organising a protest against the religious discrimination legislation.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Modern slavery laws do not yet help with sourcing factories, who do not even pay their garment workers a living wage.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The second exposure draft of the Religious Discrimination Bill 2019, with its accompanying legislation, was introduced.
Bartier Perry
Data from The Workplace Gender Equality Agency confirms the gender pay gap in Australia is still very real and very wide.
Cooper Grace Ward
The employer and the assailant were both liable to pay damages for breaches of the State Equal Opportunity Act 1984.
PCC Employment Lawyers
Episode 6 of this Employment Law Podcast Series covers some important legal issues for employers from Christmas parties.
MDC Legal
Festive gifts can boost morale and show appreciation to valued staff, but if mismanaged, can create issues for employers.
Holding Redlich
Article contains a Christmas party checklist for employers to help ensure a risk free festive season.
Bartier Perry
How the introduction of the word "irrelevant" in the discrimination legislation impacts employers & their recruitment practices.
Clyde & Co
After the publication of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse's report
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