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"Younger cohort" treated favourably, claims HR/IR consultant

A veteran IR and HR consultant is suing the Victorian Hospitals Industrial Association for age discrimination, alleging it caused him to suffer a major depressive disorder and then discriminated against him because of his mental disability.

62-year-old "poor cultural fit" worker wins discrimination case

A company that allegedly told a 62-year old salesperson that he was too old, too deaf and was "hobbling around" with a "broken back" he would use to make a workers compensation claim has been ordered to pay $15,000 for "pain, suffering and humiliation" as part of a larger damages payout for age and disability discrimination.


Age not the issue in YMCA refusal to appoint worker: Tribunal

A tribunal has backed a decision by YMCA NSW to not appoint a man in his fifties as a senior pool lifeguard after he referred, during his interview, to physically touching and wrestling troubled young men he was counselling.

Worker sacked after 61 years pursuing age bias claim

A 78-year-old council worker, dismissed after 61 years' service in an alleged bid to avoid severance entitlements, is seeking reinstatement and penalties against his former employer for age discrimination and adverse action.