Questions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. What does anti-discrimination mean? List 3 examples of what can an employee are discriminated against? Give one example of a business that is unethical? Example of an unethical practice? Examples of the workplace that has ethical practices. When was the Anti-Discrimination Act (NSW) brought into place? Does discrimination happen in Australian workplaces?
1. Anti-discrimination is the act of treating everyone equal and not judging anyone. 2. An Employee can be discriminated for their: a. Race b. Religion c. Sex 3. One example of an unethical business is Wal-Mart, where they discriminate against women (discrimination based on sex). 4. See above 5. National Australia Bank has ethical practices which include: Customer service is very good and gets back to the customers very quickly and when needed. 6. The Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) was brought in, in 1977. 7. Discrimination does occur in Australian workplaces. It is seen in the media and can be seen 1st hand when working in certain industries. Most discrimination in the workforce is based on age. People of an older age are thought to be less reliable and a higher liability than a younger person. This also happens in reverse, younger people are paid less than their senor counter parts.