Monthly Archives: October 2019


LEGAL ALERT: Government provides greater certainty when hiring employees with criminal records

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Oct 2019

LEGAL ALERT: Government provides greater certainty when hiring employees with criminal records

The Federal Government has amended the Australian Human Rights Commission Regulations 1989 to provide employers with greater certainty about accepting or rejecting prospective employees based on their criminal records. This change to the regulations now sets a lower threshold for employers to lawfully decline job applicants with a criminal history. If challenged...

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