Parents & carers (70 items)

Culture must send messages to employees: Roche

Recognising that "employees are not the paid enemy" is a necessary step toward a workplace culture that fosters high retention and financial success, says Roche Australia's national L&D manager, Becky Casey. » more »


Increase maternity leave and get mums back quickly

Paid maternity leave increases the chances that new and expectant mums will remain "attached" to the workforce and quickly return to their pre-birth employers, according to researchers from Deakin University. » more »


Budget will increase talent migration, create super confusion

Many employers will be faced with a new battle to retain their best workers after the Federal Government announced plans to invest $22 billion of its 2009/10 budget in the nation's infrastructure, says Hewitt's Australia and New Zealand managing director, David Brown. » more »




New bargaining laws: Prepare to disclose company information

Employers should get ready to deal with trade union requests to disclose company information - and determine what they can keep confidential - before the first part of the Fair Work Act 2009 takes effect mid-year, says University of Adelaide Professor of Law, Andrew Stewart. » more »