Unlawful Discrimination

It is unlawful to discriminate and treat someone either favourably or unfavourably in the workplace, on the following grounds;

  • Sex
  • Marital status
  • Religious belief
  • Ethical belief
  • Colour
  • Race
  • Ethnic or national origins
  • Disability
  • Age
  • Political opinion
  • Employment status
  • Family status
  • Sexual orientation

See the Human Rights Commission website for further information from the Human Rights Commission regarding unlawful discrimination.

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