Discrimination at work

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Police Scotland officers describe culture of sexism and victim-blaming
Those surveyed say sexist behaviour under-reported, with those who challenge it often ‘isolated from the team’

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

31, May, 2023 @1:40 PM

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Mark Latham defends homophobic slurs, saying Pauline Hanson can’t understand ‘how straight men feel’
NSW One Nation leader says he has had no contact with the federal party leader since his comments about Alex Greenwich

Tamsin Rose

28, Apr, 2023 @12:21 AM

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Social barriers faced by Roma, Gypsies and Travellers laid bare in equality survey
British community study finds groups experiencing high levels of poor health, racist assault, job insecurity and deprivation

Michael Goodier

09, Apr, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Queensland to abolish clause used to discriminate against LGBTQ+ people
Palaszczuk government accepts report into law that enabled Brisbane’s Citipointe Christian College to warn teachers they could be fired for being openly homosexual

Eden Gillespie

03, Apr, 2023 @6:48 AM

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Every fire brigade in England plagued by bullying and harassment claims, report finds
Inspectors say ‘deeply troubling’ behaviour found at fire and rescue services across England may be ‘tip of the iceberg’

Kevin Rawlinson

30, Mar, 2023 @9:00 PM

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‘I felt pushed out’: long Covid sufferers fight for fairness in the workplace
Sarah Barley-McMullen says she felt unable to stay in her post as a senior academic as her employers were unwilling to accommodate her needs

Heather Stewart

26, Mar, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Student police officer’s family seek IOPC inquiry into ‘bullying’ before suicide
Anugrah Abraham was stressed and lacked support while working for West Yorkshire police, family allege

Sammy Gecsoyler and Aamna Mohdin

24, Mar, 2023 @10:31 AM

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Nearly all FTSE 100 firms now have at least one minority ethnic board member
Parker review shows progress – but a handful of top companies still fail to bring end to all-white boardrooms

Joanna Partridge

13, Mar, 2023 @12:11 PM

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I want to work, but employers can’t cope with my disability | Letters
Letters: If Jeremy Hunt wants the ‘economically inactive’ back in the workplace, they must be offered proper support, say readers in response to an article by Frances Ryan

09, Feb, 2023 @6:49 PM

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Retirement is not a rest nor a choice for many | Letters
Letters: Dr Melanie Jones, Judith Diamond and Mark Chapman respond to an article about early retirement. Plus Caroline Feinstein on the challenge of finding work

06, Feb, 2023 @4:55 PM

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Economic, social and cultural rights must be enshrined in UK law | Letter
Letters: A new report has found that our basic human rights are not being upheld by the British government, says Jess McQuail

16, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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I have skills and experience, but can’t get a job | Letters
Letter: Katerina Ayres has been for more than 25 interviews since being made redundant in 2021 and wonders if age discrimination is at play

02, Jan, 2023 @5:32 PM

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