Australia’s sex discrimination law will be amended to include MPs, judges and public servants

Australia’s sex discrimination law will be amended to include MPs, judges and public servants

The Guardian

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Coalition accepts most of the Respect@Work report recommendations but pushes back on key advice on private sector

Members of parliament have been put on notice that there will be “consequences” for sexual harassment, as the government announces it will overhaul federal laws to try to stamp out sexual misconduct in Australian workplaces.

Responding to the Respect@Work report completed by sex discrimination commissioner Kate Jenkins in March 2020, the government announced on Thursday that it had accepted most of the report’s 55 recommendations either in full, in part or in principle.

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