Diversity & inclusion (308 items)


Workplace relations specialist in FWC dispute; New gender reporting requirements; and more

A self-proclaimed workplace relations specialist that unfairly sacked an injured worker has won an application to ban a decision regarding remedy. Meanwhile, new gender reporting requirements will help employers identify their inequality 'hot spots', and AHRI has called for long service leave amendments. » more »



Women make better leaders; Three-minute breaks boost productivity; and more

Women score higher than men on nearly all the emotional competencies associated with effective leadership, making them far more likely to retain team members, new research shows. Read this and other studies on executive selection, the productivity benefits of short breaks, and grad recruitment ROI. » more »



'Narrow focus' resulted in discrimination; "startling" gender pay gap news; and more

An employer's narrow focus on reasonable adjustments resulted in discrimination, a tribunal has found. Meanwhile, new research shows the "startling" difference between salaries of top-tier male and female managers; how Male Champions of Change organisations have progressed gender diversity; and what organisations are doing to counter expected skills gaps. » more »



The new must-have in leadership development; Warning on internships; and more

New reports indicate how employers should embed a culture change focus in leadership development, and the financial benefits of having more women in C-suite roles. Also, the new Sex Discrimination Commissioner chats to HR Daily; an employer has been fined over unpaid internships; a specialist shares tips for more engaging surveys; and more. » more »



Why goals weren't reached in 2015; Warning on zero-tolerance policies; and more

A new study has highlighted the top reasons employees and managers fail to accomplish their intended work. In other research, knowledge and opinions we round up today, an employment lawyer warns against zero-tolerance drug and alcohol policies; a data specialist sets ground rules for predictive analytics; and more. » more »