Stronger laws to protect workers from discrimination and harassment

  • New laws have been introduced to Parliament, setting in stone enhanced protections for Queensland workers from discrimination, vilification, sexual harassment, victimisation and other unlawful behaviours
  • The Respect at Work and Other Matters Bill will protect Queensland workers against sex-based discrimination and harassment
  • The legislation will also make a change that means assaults in the workplace will be an aggravated sentencing factor for judges to consider when sentencing an offender

The Miles Government has introduced landmark legislation which will ensure Queensland workers will be safer than ever at work.

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