Posts Tagged ‘Equal Opportunity Commission’

Too ugly or too blonde: The dilemmas and traps of looks discrimination

Recently I read about the Victorian Equal Opportunity Commission’s employment-based complaints from potential employees relating to perceived appearance-based discrimination. In the past five years there have been 107 complaints about discrimination based on obesity, 96 complaints about being too ugly or blonde and 22 for tattoos or piercings, to name just three specific discriminatory categories. My first…

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