ANU Respect@Work report recommends employers pay employee's sexual harassment legal costs

Soofia Tariq
Updated January 28 2023 - 4:25pm, first published January 26 2023 - 5:30am
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins who wrote the Respect@Work report. Picture by Karleen Minney.
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins who wrote the Respect@Work report. Picture by Karleen Minney.

An independent ANU report, commissioned by the Attorney-General's Department as part of the Respect at Work report, has recommended the government amend anti-discrimination law to make respondents of sexual harassment litigation pay for the legal costs of the claimant.

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Soofia Tariq

Soofia Tariq

Journalist

Soofia joined the Canberra Times in 2022 as the cadet. She is now a general news reporter, covering everything from local stories to ACT and federal politics. She previously interned and was an audio producer at The Guardian Australia. She has also worked at 2SER Radio and City Hub Sydney. Her email is soofia.tariq@canberratimes.com.au

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