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Name: Local Government Act 1989. No. 11.
Country: Australia
Subject(s): Non-discrimination; Personnel management; Public and civil servants
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1989-05-09
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 136 p.
ISN: AUS-1989-L-8017
Bibliography: Printed separately, 136 p.
Abstract/Citation: Provides for local government in Victoria. Section 95 stipulates principles to be observed with respect to Council staff, including the principles of merit, non-discrimination (with regard to political affiliation, race, colour, religion, national origin, sex, marital status or physical disability), fair competition, and equal pay for work of equal value. By s.101, a council must implement long service leave arrangements for Council staff in accordance with the Regulations. Schedule 6 obliges Councils, of 40 or more members, to commence an equal employment opportunity program, the contents of which are specified in detail.
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