1. Legislation Use the web resources listed in Section 1 of your Student workbook under ‘Legislation’ and enter the site of the Commonwealth Government body that administers the national anti-discrimination legislation. Then complete the followingquestions.a.What is the name of this body? b.List the titles of the different legislation, including the year that governs anti-discrimination for the Commonwealth or Federal Government. c.From July 1 2009, most Australian workplaces are governed by a new system created by the Fair Work Act 2009. Who will administer this act and what will they do in relation to enforcing Commonwealth workplace law? d.Look up the website of the body governing anti-discrimination legislation in your state and list the name of the administering body and title of the legislation (as required in a. and b. above). e.In your own words, describe what unlawful discrimination is and how it can occur in regards to training.
f.Consider the following scenario.Annette had been working as a registrar in a school for many years and applied to undertake internal training in new information services being developed by the department. Her application was denied because management thought she was too old to learn about new information technology, like the internet.Has Annette’s employer acted ethically? Justify your response.
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- Spring '16
- Discrimination, Australian Human Rights