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Unions and law groups push to scrap Queensland clause allowing religious bodies to sack openly LGBTQ+ people

record-breaking wet season in Queensland has provided many frog species with ideal breeding conditions.Sign
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/apr/12/unions-and-law-groups-push-to-scrap-queensland-clause-allowing-religious-bodies-to-sack-openly-lgbtq-people

controversial “genuine occupational requirement” clause in the Queensland Anti-Discrimination act allows religious bodies to discriminate in circumstances where a person “openly acts in a way that the person knows or ought reasonably to know is contrary to the employer’s religious beliefs”.Sign Organisations call for reforming controversial religious exemptions to anti-discrimination lawsGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesPeak legal organisations and trade unions have joined calls to reform aspects of Queensland’s anti-discrimination laws, including scrapping a clause used by some religious groups to justify contracts that suggest they could sack openly gay, transgender or unmarried people.The
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/apr/08/record-breaking-wet-season-sees-frog-numbers-in-queensland-leaping-through-the-roof

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