Michelle Walsh Senior Associate Wollongong

Michelle Walsh is currently defending Mrs M El Hassan in a case against her former employer, a local accountancy firm, who sacked her for wanting to wear her headscarf to work. The case is due to go before Fair Work Australia for conciliation later this month.

Media coverage on case:

Video-ABC News – dated 23/11/2013

Woman accuses firm of sacking her for wanting to wear Muslim headscarf – abc.net.au dated 23/11/2013

Hijab costs woman her office job – Illawarra Mercury dated 24/11/2013