A tribunal has warned employers that they must not only have anti-discrimination policies in place but must also ensure they are "communicated effectively", after finding an Aboriginal economic development company vicariously liable for race discrimination.
A court has found Australia Post vicariously responsible for the actions of a supervisor because it failed to enforce its "exemplary" anti-discrimination policies after complaints that he racially abused a delivery driver, calling him a "f---ing black bastard" and telling him to go back to where he came from.
7-Eleven will settle all underpayment claims and won’t apply any time limits, in the wake of allegations that franchisees systematically exploited employees, company chair Russell Withers has told a Senate inquiry.
The FWC has reinstated a Toll employee who made racist comments and has recommended the company seek to reverse its "hostile working environment" by participating in the Commission's developing better workplaces program.
A court has rejected a discrimination complaint from an indigenous graduate employee of the former DEEWR, after accepting that the department's prompt, reasonable and informal response to a racially offensive remark should have ensured the employee wasn't injured in the enjoyment of her work.
A clinical pharmacist has established that a NSW public hospital indirectly discriminated against him on the basis of race because pharmacists from an Arabic background could not meet promotion criteria.