Discrimination (198 items)


Discriminatory employer loses dismissal case; Aussie leaders too 'laid back'; and more

An employer that sacked a worker by text message has failed to prove the dismissal was performance-related rather than discriminatory. Also in this article, a wrap of recent termination rulings; Australian leaders are too accepting of underperformance; Ageist workplace myths prevail; and more. » more »





Casuals claiming $12m in class action; Discrimination now top reason for pay gap

A union has launched a class action on behalf of long-term casuals, seeking annual leave entitlements estimated at $12 million. Also in this article: discrimination accounts for a growing proportion of reasons behind the gender pay gap. » more »





'Get your house in order', warns FWO; Unplanned sick leave soars; and more

The Fair Work Ombudsman has warned employers to "get their house in order" or risk higher penalties under its new, tougher approach to non-compliance. Also in this article, data on the extent of unplanned sick leave around public holidays; an employer's 'identity' discrimination exemption; and more. » more »