Seventeen new organisations have received 'employer of choice for gender equality' citations this year, following a rise in flexible work, programs to support women into leadership, and other key developments in diversity progress.
The total remuneration gender pay gap closed a bit further in 2019-20, but there was also a "substantial" decline in employers taking action on pay equity even before the pandemic hit, according to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.
Social class is the diversity demographic with the greatest impact on whether employees are included or excluded at work, new research suggests. Meanwhile frontline managers have been disempowered during the pandemic, and employees are feeling unrecognised and unsupported.
An Australian researcher has debunked advice that women should 'lean in' to improve their status at work. Also in this article: D&I roles have moved beyond 'tick the box' status, jobs data shows, and how employers are replacing traditional end-of-year parties.
Workplace psychological injury risks are receiving more attention than ever before, and the onus is squarely on employers to respond. Attend this HR Daily webinar to understand how risks are evolving and what this means for your organisation.