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Employment activity discrimination

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  Quote kaddymist Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Employment activity discrimination
    Posted: 10/September/2017 at 18:28
Hello,

I have a question re: Employment activity discrimination. The only information I've been able to find online is from the Victorian Human Rights Commission (https://www.humanrightscommission.vic.gov.au/the-workplace/workplace-discrimination/type-of-discrimination/employment-activity). Does this apply to NSW as well?

In particular - "If an employee makes a reasonable request about employment entitlements, employers cannot treat them unfavourably or penalise them"

Without going into too much detail at the moment- following the results of a re-structure, I have raised some questions re: my pay level (my job title and duties have remained the same). In a meeting last week, management admitted they had made a mistake and actually reduced my pay level. None of this is in writing yet but I have just been doing some research online re: my rights just in case.

From what I read on the Vic web site, it appears as though I would have a case per Employment activity discrimiation. Would the same apply in NSW?

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  Quote kaddymist Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12/September/2017 at 06:59
Hello,

I now have a response in writing and it is as I feared. My pay is being reduced. This was the outcome of a meeting where I raised questions on the restructure and how jobs are evaluated.

I believe this latest offer (contrary to the original documentation - where my pay rate was frozen) is a direct result - and recrimination - because I raised some questions.

Does anyone know if NSW has equivalent protections as VIC's Employment Activity Discrimination?

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  Quote DoogleMcFroogle Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13/September/2017 at 15:57
https://legalvision.com.au/can-i-reduce-my-staffs-pay/

Although I also think you should contact Fair Work. or your states Department of Labor


Edited by DoogleMcFroogle - 13/September/2017 at 16:00

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  Quote kaddymist Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14/September/2017 at 20:31
Thanks for the link and info.

I will follow up with Fair Work

Cheers

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