Diversity & inclusion (308 items)


Workplace technology research; Boards need more HR directors; Wage theft website launched; and more

Australian organisations are ahead of the game in using workplace technology to drive business performance, according to new research. Meanwhile, a new report says ASX 300 boards need more HR directors, a union has launched a website to name and shame companies that offer illegal pay rates to workers, and more. » more »



Post-investigation culture research; Hiring intentions steady; and more

The period immediately after a workplace misconduct investigation tends to be a missed opportunity to improve organisational and team culture, investigation specialists say. Meanwhile, HR professionals are optimistic about hiring in Q3, employers and managers have been fined for sham contracting breaches, and more. » more »


Previous bullying allegations 'irrelevant' to employee's claim; Soft skills gap growing; and more

The Fair Work Commission has refused an employee access to an investigation report that he says would support his stop-bullying application. Also in this article, news on the soft skills gap, disability and LGBTI inclusion, and why unfair dismissal claims are rising. » more »




Social media misconduct dismissal overturned; Reasons to encourage personal networking; and more

The Fair Work Commission has found an employer wasn't entitled to dismiss a worker who posted a "crude and immature" Facebook comment during work time, noting that offensive language is "increasingly part of the common vernacular". In other news, research shows employers should encourage personal networking despite the risks; a leadership program aims to boost C-Suite diversity; and more. » more »