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Therese MacDermott is an academic at Macquarie Law School where she teaches Anti-Discrimination Law and Dispute Management and Resolution and Law.

Therese has a diverse legal background that includes a number of years in private legal practice, an appointment as a part-time Tribunal member hearing discrimination cases and experience in legal consulting in the Pacific. Her particular expertise lies in the areas of dispute resolution, labour law and anti-discrimination law. Therese has published extensively in these areas and is a regular presenter at conferences and a commentator on discrimination and employment law issues.

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Projects 2012 2017

Research Outputs 1993 2018

Australian tribunals and alternative dispute resolution: a procedural justice perspective

MacDermott, T. & Meyerson, D., 2018, In : Civil justice quarterly. 37, 4, p. 443-462 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

justice
trustworthiness
neutrality
social psychology
fairness
affirmative action
human rights
legislation
Law
lack

Giving a voice to age discrimination complainants in federal proceedings

MacDermott, T., Dec 2017, In : Flinders law journal. 19, 2, p. 233-261 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

discrimination
complaint
human rights
legislation
act

Older workers and requests for flexibility: a weak right in the face of entrenched age discrimination

MacDermott, T., 2016, In : Federal law review. 44, 3, p. 451-466 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

flexibility
discrimination
worker
participation
employer

Age discrimination and labour law in Australia: an ambivalent commitment to equality in the face of a demographic imperative

MacDermott, T. & Riley, J., 2015, Age discrimination and labour law: comparative and conceptual perspectives in the EU and beyond. Numhauser-Henning, A. & Rönnmar, M. (eds.). Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands: Wolters Kluwer, p. 321-336 16 p. (Studies in employment and social policy; vol. 47).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review