Discrimination, harassment and bullying can be destructive in the workplace. The Maddocks team is well versed in identifying opportunities for our clients to improve practices that prevent all forms of discrimination.
The Anti-Discrimination Team
Insights from the Team
No ‘double-dipping' allowed: Discrimination claim about dismissal struck out
Maddocks represented Boroondara City Council in a strike-out hearing that appears to be the first of its type at VCAT
Voluntary participant of mental health program a 'worker' in stop-bullying regime
The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has confirmed broad application of stop-bullying jurisdiction to volunteers.
Other services used by our Anti-Discrimination clients
Employment, Remuneration & Benefits
Our employment law service spans recruitment, remuneration policies and benefits for your workforce.
We offer advice and negotiation strategies for organisations experiencing industrial relations issues.
Workplace Health & Safety
We assist clients navigate a range of safety laws and regulations.
Compliance & Enforcement
We regularly act for government clients who require others to comply with a full range of enforcement-related matters.
Licensing & Disciplinary Inquiries
We support government clients in facilitating action against licensing and disciplinary offences.
Real Estate team provides a full-service property offering with strategic and practical advice that helps achieve commercial outcomes.
Our construction service provides advice to generate a way forward for property and infrastructure clients needing legal, business and regulatory insight.
Planning & Environment
Our Planning & Environment team advises on the complete range of planning issues, from environmental impact to development scheme approvals.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
We offer Alternative Dispute Resolution to corporate and government clients, including mediation and arbitration.
Our lawyers understand that taking action through litigation is sometimes required to successfully achieve business goals.
Major Projects & PPPs
We can assist by understanding the intersection of your business needs, the commercial influences and regulatory environment for your project.
Energy & Resources
We advise on the complexities involved in delivering energy and resource projects across the whole energy industry.