Discrimination & harassment

  • Casino sexual harassment case highlights need for communication

    Revelations of alleged sexual harassment and subsequent cover-ups at Sydney’s Star Casino have come to light after the complex was forced to provide a report to the NSW Casino, Liquor and Gaming Control Authority yesterday into the circumstances behind the dismissal of its managing director, Sid Vaikunta.

  • Blind eye: Rampant culture of discrimination

    Senior managers at Airservices Australia (ASA) are being called to account over allegations of extreme misconduct, relating to the distribution of pornography and consistent discrimination against and degrading behaviour towards female staff.

  • Record level of discrimination complaints

    The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) received and assessed nearly 400 more workplace discrimination complaints last financial year than in 2009-10 – an increase of 46%.

  • Zero tolerance for breastfeeding discriminators

    This week has been declared World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August 2011), which aims to remind employers that discrimination against breastfeeding women is now banned and unlawful.

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