Kieran Pender, John Wilson | Workplaces now have a positive duty to address sexual harassment - the APS included

By Kieran Pender, John Wilson
November 6 2023 - 5:30am

Late last year, the most significant change to federal anti-discrimination law in decades was enacted: an obligation on employers to actively prevent and address sexual harassment and sex discrimination in the workplace. This "positive duty" was a central recommendation of the landmark Respect@Work report, led by then-sex discrimination commissioner Kate Jenkins.

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