Aug 26

Employment Court finds ‘Systematic bias against women’

Posted by Dave Griffith

The Employment Court has come down on the side of some of the most poorly paid women in the workforce in a landmark test case ruling. The Employment Court has also accused female-dominated industries, such as aged care, of perpetuating a systemic bias against women by undervaluing work that has traditionally been done…

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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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