Diversity & inclusion (308 items)

Big gap between gender talk and action; Why men and women become leaders; and more

Are workplaces more concerned with being seen as gender-inclusive than making real progress? A major study suggests there's more talk than action occurring. In other news, Seek has identified differences in what draws men and women to apply for leadership roles; Australian employees are ready to move jobs; and more. » more »





Which employees are "award-free"? Gender equality leaders named; and more

The Fair Work Commission has cast some doubt on which employees can be considered "award-free", employment lawyers warn. Also in this article, a record number of workplaces have received gender-equality recognition; skills shortages are the top threat to company growth; the national data breach scheme begins today; and more. » more »



Phone records hold key to unfair dismissal; Employers shunning traditional parties; and more

An employer has successfully sought an order to access an employee's phone records, following a dispute about whether he accessed p-rn on his company-provided device. Also in this article, a roundup of recent dismissal rulings; and new research on end-of-year celebrations, wage theft, disability inclusion, and more. » more »



Swearing worker's reinstatement on hold; New research on inclusion, workplace design; and more

A high-profile reinstatement order for a worker dismissed for swearing at work has been stayed, on the basis of the employer's "arguable" appeal grounds. Also in this article, a recap of recent case law, and new research on the benefits of inclusion, the size of the gender pay gap, workspace design trends, demand for HR roles, and much more. » more »