News About Discrimination

News About Discrimination

Discrimination of any kind is unacceptableSunraysia DailyDiscrimination is a cause of distress for many people and elevates the risk of mental health issues and suicide. We did so because LGBTI people experience higher rates of depression and anxiety, and are at greater risk of suicide, than the broader ... [...]
Wed, Aug 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
DeadlineGeffen Playhouse Sued For Age Discrimination & Libel By Former Artistic DirectorDeadlineAll the world's a stage — including courtrooms. The Geffen Playhouse is on the receiving end of a lawsuit filed today by its former longtime artistic director that claims age and disability discrimination, fraud, slander and “a succession of lies” The ... [...]
Wed, Aug 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
DC Federal Judge Greenlights Discrimination Case Against TravelersThe National Law Journal (registration)In an opinion Tuesday, U.S. District Judge John Bates of the District of Columbia denied Travelers' motion to dismiss the lawsuit, brought by the nonprofit National Fair Housing Alliance, which advocates for ending discrimination in housing. NFHA ...and more [...]
Wed, Aug 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The GuardianArms manufacturers allowed to bypass discrimination laws in NSWThe GuardianThe New South Wales government has been accused of “trashing” anti-discrimination laws by allowing at least six arms manufacturers to discriminate against workers in order to comply with US export restrictions. Some of the world's biggest defence ... [...]
Wed, Aug 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Irish TimesBar worker wins €20000 in gender discrimination caseIrish TimesA bar worker who suffers from an extremely painful condition called endometriosis has won her discrimination case against her employer. The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has ordered that a publican pay €20,000 to the woman, referred to as Ms ... [...]
Wed, Aug 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Canberra TimesCanberrans urged to report discrimination during same-sex ...The Canberra TimesThe ACT's Discrimination Commissioner has urged Canberrans to report any discrimination or vilification they experience and maintain a respectful debate ...and more [...]
Wed, Aug 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Gold Coast BulletinHearing-impairment discrimination falls on deaf ears at Gold Coast ...Gold Coast BulletinA HEARING-impaired woman is on a crusade to stop the citys largest health organisation from allegedly discriminating against deaf people.and more [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Wauchope GazetteSame-sex marriage ads exempt from discrimination rulesWauchope GazetteFairfax Media understands all same-sex marriage ads will be classed as "political", meaning they are not bound by standard discrimination and vilification rules. Educational ads alerting people to the postal vote are only exception. With this vote set ... [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Sydney Morning HeraldSame-sex marriage TV ads exempt from accuracy and discrimination rulesThe Sydney Morning Herald... yanked off air. But TV ads about same-sex marriage face no such restrictions. In the lead-up to the postal survey, which will ask Australians if they support same-sex marriage, Fairfax Media has examined how standard anti-discrimination rules might ...Enrol to vote - Australian Electoral CommissionAustralian Electoral Commissionall 53 news articles [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
ABC OnlinePush to change Tasmanian anti-discrimination laws rejected ahead of same-sex marriage voteABC OnlineThe rejection of changes to Tasmania's anti-discrimination laws ahead of the debate on same-sex marriage has been welcomed by the Government's opponents. The proposed amendments to the Anti-Discrimination Act had been criticised as the Liberals ...Bid to alter anti-discrimination law fails - News.com.auNEWS.com.auLegislative Council continues debate on Liberals' 'doomed' changes to the Anti-Discrimination ActThe Mercuryall 6 news articles [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source