Diversity & inclusion (307 items)


HR manager's redundancy genuine; Support wanes for LGBTI inclusion; and more

An HR manager who accused his boss of stealing from the business has failed to prove his redundancy wasn't genuine. Also in this article, has marriage equality lessened support for LGBTI inclusion? Plus what makes reverse mentoring successful; and more. » more »


Casual conversion requests clarified; Being out at work improves performance; and more

The Fair Work Commission has rejected employer requests to amend the casual conversion clause set to come into effect in most modern awards on 1 October, but it has provided some important clarification on how it operates. Also in this article, most LGBTIQ+ employees remain closeted at work, lowering job satisfaction and wellbeing; tattoo discrimination is a thing of the past; internal promotions lack rigour; and more. » more »


'Exploitative' employer to face unfair dismissal claims; Visa confusion; and more

An employer accused of "shocking" Fair Work breaches is now facing new claims from its employees, after a settlement deed was found not to bar them. Also in this article, a rundown of recent dismissal and other FWC rulings; research on visa and immigration changes; an award-winning employer opts for simplicity over "fancy incentives"; and more. » more »



Dismissal for excessive drinking upheld; Mock CVs promote mental health; and more

An employee who drank excessive amounts of alcohol out of work hours was fairly sacked for breaching his employer's policies, the Fair Work Commission has ruled. Also in this article, nine features of a mentally healthy workplace, the benefits of 'keeping-in-touch' programs, and more. » more »



Where HR needs support: Research; Linfox gets green light to target women; and more

HR professionals seek support in seven key areas, according to a workplace psychologist's study into the challenges they face at work. Meanwhile, Linfox has been cleared to target women for logistics roles; research shows jobseekers don't trust companies that have an inadequate online presence; and more. » more »