Oct 30

Labour shuffling the deck chairs with Gay remit

Posted by Dave Griffith

The Labour Party are suckers for punishment – you have to give them that. After their defeat in the 2008 general election they have overseen one of the most successfully inept re-election campaigns in New Zealand political history. Their ambitious plan to tick off every political mistake in the book carries on this…

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Oct 11

Tribunal dismisses Tattoo coverup case

Posted by admin

A claim of discrimination made by a woman whose employers asked her to cover a tattoo has been dismissed by the Human Rights Review Tribunal. In May last year Claire Haupini, 32, who worked as a casual worker for the Spit Roast Catering Company in Auckland, was asked to cover up the tattoo…

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Aug 17

Woman sues over exposure to pornography in office

Posted by Dave Griffith

An important test case is under way in the Australian Federal Court which will determine whether a woman can sue for being exposed to male colleagues viewing computer pornography at work. Kirsty Fletcher, an air traffic controller alleges she was subjected to bullying and sex discrimination by Air Services Australia (ASA) in proceedings…

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