Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Rice Craig

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement


1. Rice Craig is committed to:

  • Providing equality of opportunity in employment irrespective of a persons sex,
    marital status, religious belief, ethical belief, colour, race, ethnic or national
    origins, disability, age, political opinion, employment status, family status or
    sexual orientation
  • Identifying and eliminating institutional barriers that cause or perpetuate or
    tend to cause or perpetuate inequality in respect of the employment of any
    person or group of persons
  • Ensure that all staff appointments are solely based on merit, and that all
    promotions, advances and professional development opportunities are based
    solely on merit.


2. It is the direct responsibility of each partner responsible for those that they supervise
to ensure all practices are consistent with these principles.

3. In the event of there being a breach, or alleged breach, the supervising partner and
in the event of a conflict of interest, the practice manager (Anne Warner) is identified
to staff as responsible for monitoring compliance and reporting breaches.

4. Mandatory reporting of bullying, sexual or other harassment, and discrimination is acknowledged under the Lawyers & Conveyancers (Conduct and Client Care) Rules 2008.

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