There have been recent changes to the Australian Human Rights Commission Regulations 1989, which now allow for employers to apply ‘reasonable discretion against prospective employees if their criminal record is relevant to the position being applied for’. … keep reading
If you’re like most businesses, your initial job application process probably hasn’t been reviewed in many years. It’s possibly a list of questions that you ‘borrowed’ from someone else. Maybe you fly by the seat of your pants every time someone applies for a job. Either way, it’s important to understand that there are anti-discrimination obligations regarding job applications, even if you don’t decide to hire anyone for the role.
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