Equal opportunity & anti discrimination

Equal opportunity & anti discrimination

In Australia, national and state laws cover equal employment opportunity and anti-discrimination in the workplace. These laws require a workplace free from discrimination and harassment.

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE TO MAKE A CLAIM?

You are eligible to make a claim:

  • If your employer (or someone who is specifically authorised to act on behalf of the employer such as a manager or supervisor) acts in a discriminatory or harassing way.
  • If other employees behave in a discriminatory or harassing way, but the employer failed to take ‘all reasonable steps’ to prevent the discrimination or harassment from happening.

WHAT ARE YOU
ABLE TO CLAIM?

The legal costs of running a tribunal or court case;
Compensation payable for discrimination or harassment complaints – the upper limit is $100,000 in NSW and there is no limit under Federal Law.

WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT A LAWYER ABOUT MAKING A CLAIM?

You should contact Brydens Lawyers if you are being or suspect you have been treated unfairly or harassed in relation to salaries, employment packages, training, promotion and other workplace benefits because of your age, carer’s responsibilities, disability, homosexuality, marital or domestic status, race, sex (including pregnancy and breastfeeding) or transgender status.

WHAT IS YOUR
NEXT STEP?

Contact Brydens Lawyers to arrange a consultation with our expert Employment Lawyers.

WHY ARE BRYDENS LAWYERS THE RIGHT REPRESENTATION FOR YOU?

Brydens Lawyers have extensive experience in representing workers from a broad range of occupations. We have a proven track record in providing straight-forward, accurate, and relevant advice and representation on a wide range of complex legal issues, from navigating workplace investigations, negotiating the terms of employment contracts and recovering bonus payments. We have a comprehensive understanding of Australian employment laws and following an initial consultation we can quickly determine the likelihood of success of your particular case, allowing you to either move on or pursue further action.

WE DO EMPLOYMENT LAW WELL. HERE ARE SOME EXAMPLES:

Below are some examples of matters we can assist with:

  • Discrimination
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Adverse action
  • Workplace investigations
  • Performance management
  • Unlawful termination of employment
  • Bullying and Harassment in the workplace
  • Reviewing or negotiating employment contracts
  • Reviewing or negotiating redundancy entitlements
  • Restrictive covenants arising from your employment
  • Recovery of unpaid or underpayment of wages or entitlements
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