Kieron is a very experienced staff member who has been working as a casual in a busy hospital for the last 4 months. When he first started he was offered at least 4 shifts per week covering leave and sickness. Kieron has been open about his homosexuality in the past month and has now noticed that the amount of shifts offered to him has dropped even though his availability hasn't changed. He discusses this with another casual member of staff Louise, who has recently joined the organisation; she tells Kieron that she is being offered 5 or 6 shifts per week. Kieron realises that Louise is being offered shifts that he has received in the past and suspects that this is happening because of his sexual orientation, he approaches the human resource department to express his concerns.
Question 1. Describe the legislation that protects people from discrimination in this situation and the possible consequences for the employer if legislation has been breached.
This is my answer so far. Can you please assist with the possible consequences for the employer if legislation has been breached? and can you please add any further information i should include? This would be amazing. Thanks so much ..
(The legislation that protects people from discrimination in this situation would be Human Rights Act 1993 (federal level) & Anti discrimination Act (state level)
discrimination? Discrimination happens when a person, or a particular group of people, is treated less favorably than... View the full answer