- Blokes still getting paid more
A lingering gender based pay gap has been identified in the financial services industry – new data has revealed some 56% of those in the industry have experienced unequal remuneration practices.
- Offer emerging technology to stay ahead
New research has shed light on the expectations of the emerging workforce – and while currently little over half of employees agree they need technology to work effectively, there are strong signs this figure is about to increase significantly.
- Redundancies: FWA decision creates even more risk
In a potentially far-reaching decision, Fair Work Australia (FWA) has found that the redundancy of a senior manager was not genuine because the employer failed to offer the chance of redeployment to a lower position within the organisation.
- Racism rife in Aussie workplaces
A new survey of Australian IT and Finance workers has revealed that a majority of employees feel racist attitudes remain prevalent in the workplace, and continue to play a role in hiring decisions.
- Workers stay put, but not out of loyalty
Australian employees are staying in their current jobs in what’s become the lowest level of mobility seen in the past year and a half – but employers are warned it’s largely due to low confidence, not high engagement.
- Facebook firings: check your social media policies before it’s too late
The increasing number of complaints brought before Fair Work Australia (FWA) has put increased pressure on employers to get their social media policies in order – and to continually update the procedures to stay aligned with current case law.