Discrimination, harassment and RTW

Gabrielle Lis

How can employers avoid real (or perceived) discrimination and harassment during the RTW process?

At each stage of negotiating a RTW plan, the employer’s legal obligations extend beyond those prescribed by accident and workers’ compensation legislation. Commonwealth and state anti-discrimination laws prohibit discrimination and harassment based on disability / impairment in many contexts, including at work. The specifics of anti-discrimination legislation vary slightly between the states and territories but any Australian w...

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Published 27 February, 2010 | Updated 15 September, 2015