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War­wick Ryan fea­tured in Smart­Com­pa­ny on dis­abil­i­ty dis­crim­i­na­tion case

A for­mer employ­ee at Cor­rec­tive Ser­vices NSW has been award­ed more than $170,000 in com­pen­sa­tion after it was found that she had been unlaw­ful­ly dis­crim­i­nat­ed against.

A for­mer employ­ee at Cor­rec­tive Ser­vices NSW has been award­ed more than $170,000 in com­pen­sa­tion after it was found that she had been unlaw­ful­ly dis­crim­i­nat­ed against.

Caryn Huntley’s was diag­nosed with Chrohn’s Dis­ease, which is con­sid­ered to be a dis­abil­i­ty under Aus­tralian law. The court ruled that Cor­rec­tive Ser­vices failed to make rea­son­able adjust­ments” to Caryn Huntley’s work duties.

Employ­ment law spe­cial­ist, War­wick Ryan, told Smart­Com­pa­ny that employ­ers need to under­stand that they have an oblig­a­tion to help employ­ees ful­fil their duties.

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