Diversity & inclusion (308 items)






Casuals claiming $12m in class action; Discrimination now top reason for pay gap

A union has launched a class action on behalf of long-term casuals, seeking annual leave entitlements estimated at $12 million. Also in this article: discrimination accounts for a growing proportion of reasons behind the gender pay gap. » more »


Ex-employee can't be bullied; Change management lacking in D&I; and more

A dismissed employee has failed to gain orders against former colleagues she claimed were still bullying her by calling her phone. Also in this article: recent dismissal rulings; why diversity and inclusion programs fail to drive change; and the biggest causes of pay rate discrepancies. » more »



'Administrative action' appeal fails; Which industry has the healthiest executives? and more

An employee whose psychological injury claim helped reform the 'administrative action' test has lost her latest appeal for compensation. Also in this article, industries ranked by executives' health; HR is still too attached to paper records; and more. » more »


Drunk employee's reinstatement upheld; D&I programs missing the mark; and more

The dismissal of an employee for drunken behaviour has "significant application across Australian workplaces" and warranted rehearing by appeal, the Fair Work Commission has ruled. Also in this article, D&I programs are missing their mark; communicating STP changes to employees; and more. » more »