Diversity & inclusion (307 items)


Proposed DV leave would 'undermine workplace trust'; Gender pay gap narrows; and more

Including a family and domestic-violence leave clause in all modern awards would create too much risk and uncertainty for employers, a Fair Work Commissioner has ruled. Meanwhile, the 2017 gender pay gap report and other diversity research has been released; and a study calls for 'job landscapes' to replace job descriptions. » more »




HR salary predictions; Inclusive language; and more

Senior HR business partners can expect to receive the biggest salary increases this year, while change professionals are also in prime position to demand higher pay, a report shows. Meanwhile, new research has found employees feel unsupported to upskill, Diversity Council Australia has released tips for more inclusive communication, and more. » more »



How to stop Friday 'sickies'; D&I strategies common but not promoted; and more

With widespread sickies expected this coming Friday, there are five steps employers can take to prevent absenteeism and minimise business disruption. Meanwhile, Australia has ranked highly for talent competitiveness; research reports urge CEOs to focus more on people issues; and more. » more »




Workplace gender leaders announced; Inquiry opposes 'pay gag' bill; and more

More employers have received employer of choice accreditation from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency this year despite stricter criteria, the list released today shows. Also in this article, a Senate inquiry majority has opposed passing a bill that would ban "pay gag clauses" in employment contracts; a state government has announced initiatives to boost workplace gender equality; and more. » more »