Discrimination at work

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Pride and prejudice over working-class and regional accents | Letters
Letters: Adrian Pritchard has a theory about why some people lose their accent when they move and others don’t. Plus letters from Thomas Ryder, Jane Ghosh, Frances Worsley, Ian D Richardson and Irene Zetie


06, Nov, 2022 @6:21 PM

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The Respect@Work bill is a step forward – but it falls short on improving access to justice for victims | Emma Golledge and Josh Bornstein
The anti-discrimination bill can do more to remove financial barriers and risks for those who have experienced workplace discrimination or harassment

Emma Golledge and Josh Bornstein

04, Nov, 2022 @2:13 AM

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Bias against working-class and regional accents has not gone away, report finds
Researchers found not much has changed since 1969, with many saying their accents had been mocked or criticised at work

Richard Adams Education editor

03, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Tell us about your experiences of hair discrimination
We would like to hear your experiences of hair discrimination, in schools, workplaces, or any other public setting

Guardian community team

27, Oct, 2022 @12:57 PM

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Victoria’s opposition commits to changing law to allow religious schools to hire based on faith
Lawyer says it’s ‘inevitable’ LGBTQ+ teachers will be sacked under change endorsed by Matthew Guy

Benita Kolovos

19, Oct, 2022 @6:01 AM

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The Met was corrupt, racist and misogynistic when I worked there - and still is | Shabnam Chaudhri
It took the death of Sarah Everard to prompt this review. I was sickened by the findings, says former Met detective superintendent Shabnam Chaudhri

Shabnam Chaudhri

17, Oct, 2022 @4:04 PM

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Queensland Christian school principal asked students if they knew unmarried teacher lived with boyfriend
Exclusive: Principal of Livingstone Christian college said investigation was sparked by a parent’s concern over ‘biblical moral standards’

Ben Smee

16, Oct, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Former instructor sues Peloton for $1.8m on allegations of discrimination
Daniel McKenna says his Irish background was mocked and that he wasn’t given any explanation when he was terminated

Dani Anguiano

14, Oct, 2022 @7:09 PM

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Legal opinions split on whether Andrew Thorburn could argue discrimination over Essendon resignation
One lawyer says the matter contrasts with Israel Folau’s sacking, as views weren’t actually expressed

Benita Kolovos and Amy Remeikis

06, Oct, 2022 @4:30 PM

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‘That’s my Catholicism’: Daniel Andrews embarks on theological debate with archbishop over Essendon furore
Victoria’s premier denies he stirred division in the community following appointment of Andrew Thorburn

Benita Kolovos

06, Oct, 2022 @1:10 AM

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Irish teacher jailed for breaching court order to stay away from school
Enoch Burke, who had also refused to refer to pupil as ‘they’, spent 11 days in prison

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

15, Sep, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Not a wonderful world: Louis Armstrong tapes reveal how racism scarred his life and career
Audio diaries including previously unheard material tell of the jazz giant’s anger over the prejudice he faced

Dalya Alberge

03, Sep, 2022 @3:00 PM

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