- Crackdown on pregnancy discrimination
People across Australia are being urged to make online submissions regarding pregnancy and return to work discrimination.
- How to handle tears at work
Let’s face it, crying at work happens – even Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg admits to having shed tears in the office, but how can it best be managed?
- Should orgs offer chaplaincy services?
In early 2007, the Howard government introduced the National School Chaplaincy program – federal funding for chaplains to work in schools, with the proviso they were not to evangelise or proselytise, but to provide support and guidance to students and staff alike. Now, offering the services of a chaplain to employees is on the rise.
- Managing and supporting grieving employees
Losing a close friend or family member, a child or spouse, is devastating for all of us. But when it happens to a co-worker or employer, it can be difficult to know how to support them. While there are policies in place for grievance leave, what do you do when the affect is felt for weeks or months?
- Time for an email curfew?
With burnout rampant and work-life balance blurring, is it time for organisations to look at a curfew on emails?
- “Traumatic”: Company asks applicants how many ‘stillborns’ they’ve had
A renowned international company has come under fire after asking a number of traumatic ‘reproductive’ questions on its applications.