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Key employers on board for National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry

In November 2018, Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, called on Australian employers to agree to a limited waiver of their confidentiality agreements to allow submissions on workplace sexual harassment for the duration of the...
Wednesday 30 January 2019
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National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry – Submission Deadline Extended

The national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces, led by Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, has extended the submission deadline to 28 February 2019.This gives stakeholders and the public an extra month to...
Tuesday 18 December 2018
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Guidelines for special measures: Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth)

The Australian Human Rights Commission has published refreshed guidelines for the use of special measures under the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth).Special measures are positive actions used to promote equality for disadvantaged groups, which are...
Thursday 6 December 2018
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National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry – Conversation toolkit

Today the National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry launched a conversation toolkit to assist businesses and organisations conduct facilitated conversations about workplace sexual harassment.The conversation toolkit has been developed to help...
Friday 26 October 2018
National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces

Consultations begin for the National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry

On 12 September 2018, the Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins released the 4th national workplace sexual harassment survey.The results of the survey will be used to inform the next stage of the National Inquiry into Workplace...
Tuesday 25 September 2018

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