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It's a Discrimination Law Julia, But Not As We Know It: Part 3-1 of the Fair Work Act

Rice, Simon; Roles, Cameron


At first glance, Part 3-1 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) seems to overlap with long-established anti-discrimination laws, offering protection against adverse, attribute-based conduct in employment. On close analysis, however, it turns out to be a new and quite different regime. Although the Fair Work Act offers a simple alternative to dated and complicated anti-discrimination laws, its provisions are at times overly-simple, raising uncertainty about how they will operate. Our analysis leads us...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Economic and Labour Relations Review


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