Browsing: Parents & carers (81 items)





Reducing women's burnout risks; Mental health impacts of partner leave

Parents & carers
Parents & carers

Women have borne a disproportionate amount of the burden during COVID, new research shows, highlighting five key strategies for HR/employers. Also in this article, how dads and partners taking parental leave improves mothers' mental health.


Carer's leave ruling a "double whammy" for employer

Absenteeism
Absenteeism

Employers that tried to help employees during the pandemic by allowing them to take personal/carer's leave are now at risk of having to re-credit it, a workplace lawyer warns in light of a new ruling.




HR inundated with requests to support working parents

Parents & carers
Parents & carers

Working parents currently require more support than ever to maintain their productivity, but there's no one size fits all approach to providing it, specialists say.


"Sandwich" employees' productivity to take a hit

Parents & carers
Parents & carers

A high proportion of Australia's most experienced workers are juggling caring responsibilities for their children and retired parents at the same time, and the potential toll on their health and their productivity was huge even before the coronavirus started having an impact, an expert warns.



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