It is unlawful for an employer to place undue influence or pressure on you to agree to change certain employment arrangements.
Adverse actions include:
- firing an employee
- not giving an employee legal entitlements such as pay or leave
- changing an employee's job to their disadvantage
- treating an employee differently than others
- not hiring someone
- offering a potential employee different (and unfair) terms and conditions for the job, compared to other employees.
- being rejected from a job during the hiring process
- being offered a lower wage or less leave than other employees in the same role with the same experience
- being verbally or physically abused by an employer or co-worker
- being isolated or left out by co-workers or managers
- being paid less than others doing the same job and who have the same experience
- being given more unpleasant or difficult duties than others in the same role
- not being given proper equipment or facilities
- having limited or no opportunities for promotion, transfer or training.