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  1. Employer discriminated against chartered accountant who contracted TB

    9 February 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    A chartered accounted who contracted TB has successfully established that her employer discriminated against her because of her illness by pressuring her to resign and treating her differently because of this. As a result, her employer has been ordered to...

  2. Sexual assault at work results in large damages payout

    8 February 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    In a trend reflecting community expectations about compensation to be awarded to victims of sexual harassment at work, a tribunal has ordered a hotel and its caretaker to pay $313,316.10 to a female worker who suffered PTSD and a depressive illness when...

  3. Exclusion from jury duty on grounds of deafness is not discrimination

    20 October 2016 | Insurance & Health Law

    In Issue Whether the exclusion of a profoundly deaf woman requiring the aid of an interpreter from jury service was unlawful discrimination. The Background Ms Lyons, the appellant, is profoundly deaf and requires the services of an Australian Sign...