The Albanese government is moving to implement seven legislative changes recommended by Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins in her Respect@Work Report
It looks as though the House of Representatives will have at least 57 women, making 38% of the chamber female.
NDAs are increasingly used against employees who make complaints about discrimination and harassment. This practice needs to end.
Kate Jenkins on the women’s agenda.
Michelle Grattan discusses the Respect@Work report, and National Summit on Women's Safety with Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins
The Morrison government says existing laws already provide a positive duty to prevent sexual harassment, but these don’t go far enough.
The bill put forth last week would bring welcome reforms to the Sex Discrimination Act and Fair Work Act. But it doesn’t go nearly far enough to protect women or prevent harassment at work.
The government’s response to Kate Jenkins’ landmark report on sexual harassment in the workplace includes several positive measures. On the whole, however, it doesn’t go far enough.