Are you familiar with disability discrimination in the workplace? Do you know the different forms it can take and what your rights are? Join us for a webinar with Dominica, a job coach from EmployAbility, who will provide helpful information and resources for dealing with disability discrimination at work.
EmployAbility provides a thorough online job skills training program that covers this topic and more content and is entirely free of charge. Our Employment Coaches, who have personal experience, are available to guide you through the obstacles and help you attain your desired job.
Key takeaways of the webinar:
You can file a formal complaint via the Australian Human Rights Commission via their online portal.
You can also call the National Information Service on 1300 656 419 or 02 9284 9600 for help stage of the process.
The resources at the Fairwork Ombudsman can help build your confidence as a person living with a disability in the workplace.
Your DES provider can also provide you with support and advice. If you participate in the EmployAbility Program, your specialised EmployAbility Coach at EmployAbility can also help you.
The Australian Centre for Disability Law provides free legal advice on disability discrimination.
State and Territory human rights and equal opportunity agencies also deal with disability discrimination issues under the legislation they administer. The Fair Work Act 2009 also covers discrimination in employment.
- ACT Human Rights Commission
- Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland
- NSW Anti-Discrimination Board
- Northern Territory Anti-Discrimination Commission
- South Australia Equal Opportunity Commission
- Tasmania Equal Opportunity Commission
- Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
- Western Australia Equal Opportunity Commission
Disability discrimination statistics – People with disability in Australia, Disability discrimination – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Case study – Nathanael Peacock – X-ray reveals why Sydney man got fired from job
Additionally, our resource hub has featured a discrimination toolkit that can help us sort out discrimination problems.
Our friendly team members are here to help and guide you, answering any questions that you might have.