Diversity & inclusion (294 items)


Employee to repay $320k despite deed of release; Wage growth warning; and more

A court has rejected that an employee's deed of release precluded her being sued for $320k in misappropriated funds discovered after she was dismissed. Also in this article, a warning on wage growth; mapping cultural diversity; and more. » more »


"Cool as hell" Facebook photo warranted dismissal; Women progressing faster than men; and more

An employee who posed for a photo while skylarking at work and then posted it on Facebook has failed to convince the Fair Work Commission he was unfairly dismissed. Also in this article, flexible work and misconduct rulings; women are progressing into full-time management roles faster than men, but are still worse off financially; and more. » more »



Unfair dismissal costs employer $70k; Workplace gender equality leaders; and more

The Fair Work Commission has awarded an employee nearly $70k in compensation after he was unfairly dismissed for calling a co-worker a "f-cking scab". Also in this article, a record number of organisations have been recognised for gender equality efforts; HR professional salaries have grown four per cent; and more. » more »



HR "red flags" for corruption, misconduct; Regulating the future of work; and more

Certain HR practices allow corruption and misconduct to flourish, a new report warns. Also in this article, regulation proposals for the future of work, illegal questions in job interviews are still common, and more. » more »


LinkedIn's top HR profiles; "Sobering" reality of workplace health programs; and more

LinkedIn has named the most-viewed HR profiles on its platform in 2018. Also in this article, landmark research reveals a "sobering" side-effect of employers' health programs; workplaces aren't safe for employees to be their whole selves; and more. » more »


Unfair dismissal and general protections claims 'confusing'; HR salary guide; and more

Confusion about the difference between unfair dismissal and general protections claims warranted giving an employee an extension of time, the Fair Work Commission has ruled. Also in this article, HR salaries in major cities; employers' role in reskilling employees; and more. » more »