Criminal charges that prevented a religious education employee from working with children did not 'frustrate' his employment contract, the Fair Work Commission has ruled, in allowing him to proceed with an unfair dismissal claim.
The number of employers benchmarking their inclusion and equality initiatives for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) workers has more than doubled in the past five years, and "best practice" in this area has evolved significantly, according to employer support organisation Pride in Diversity.
Reaping the business benefits of a more diverse workforce will not happen without a genuine, long-term commitment to embed inclusion efforts throughout the organisation, according to lawyers at Herbert Smith Freehills.
In a webinar on 18 June, immigration expert Alan Chanesman will help you understand how the working visa sponsorship scheme is changing, so you can ensure continuous compliance. Premium members should click through to request a pass, while free subscribers can upgrade their membership level here for access.
The Federal Government's move to restrict so-called 'double-dipping' of parental leave is an unnecessary setback for recent progress in making workplaces more family friendly, says Diversity Council Australia CEO Lisa Annese.