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Women not suited to police, fire jobs, says HRM councillor

Coun. Russell Walker believes Halifax Regional Municipality will never see gender equity in its workforce because women don’t want “non-traditional” jobs. Walker’s comments were made at an executive committee meeting Monday, after a report showed 71 per cent of the municipality’s employees are men and 29 per cent are women. …

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‘Covert’ Discrimination In Pubs, Clubs, Restaurants

Cafes, restaurants, pubs and clubs are allowed to deny entry to anyone, as long as they do not breach anti-discrimination laws. But with different state and territory laws there are some ‘grey areas’. According to the Australian Human Rights Commission, a business may have breached anti-discrimination law if they refuse …

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