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Liability for racially offensive remarks
Record ID:
79560
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2019
Author:
Swannie, Bill ;
Source:
LIJ (2019) 93 No 6
Date_of_entry:
28/05/2019
Legislation:
Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)
Notes:
Two decisions of the Federal Court illustrate that an employer may be liable for racial vilifying remarks made in the workplace.
Section:
Feature
Cases:
Qantas Airways Ltd v Gama (2008) 167 FCR 537 ; Vata-Meyer V Commonwealth [2015] FCAFC 139 ;
Month:
June


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