Quick Reference Card – Anti-Discrimination Law in the Workplace

This Quick Reference card offers a concise summary of anti-discrimination law in the workplace in Australia, including reference to the most important principles, cases and legislation.

Published: 01 June, 2016

Publisher: LexisNexis Australia

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Commentary: A4, 6-page, laminated card
AUD$ 25.00
In Stock ISBN: 9780409344820
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Quick Reference Card – Anti-Discrimination Law in the Workplace, written by senior lecturer Dr Paul Harpur, provides an easy-to-follow and practical guide to the most important principles of Australian anti-discrimination law in the workplace. This Quick Reference Card makes an ideal study aid for both classroom and exam use, and is an excellent quick-reference tool for both law and business students, as well as professionals working in the field. This card provides an introduction to workplace discrimination and rights, covers the human rights jurisdiction as well as the industrial relations jurisdiction, and discusses the enforcement of relevant anti-discrimination laws.


  • Concise summary of workplace anti-discrimination law in in Australia
  • References to relevant cases and legislation
  • Bold headings and colour coded boxes structure the subject

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