Browsing: Discrimination (250 items)

Penalties rising for workplace discrimination breaches

Courts and tribunals are ordering higher compensation and penalties against employers that breach their workplace discrimination obligations, a lawyer warns in highlighting emerging risks in this space.

S-xual harassment legislation passes both houses

The Respect@Work Bill has passed both houses of Parliament, following amendments to delay the start of 'stop s-xual harassment' orders in the Fair Work Commission.

Prepare for "battleground" if mandating vaccinations

The Fair Work Ombudsman's new advice on workplace vaccination policies fails to provide the "certainty that most employers are craving" and could in fact create a "battleground" for employers trying to manage refusals, a lawyer says.

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