- Tasty way to promote diversity
Next month lunch rooms across Australia will come alive as workers delight in sharing the foods from their cultural background with their colleagues as part of a national campaign promoting diversity.
- Over the hill and far away? Not on your nellie
Why is age discrimination still happening to such a large extent? Nareen Young writes that although negative stereotypes are still having an impact the time has come to explode myths about older workers.
- Indigenous action plans: they’re working!
Five years on from the official introduction of workplace reconciliation action plans (RAPs), more than 280 organisations have signed on and several of the nation’s high-profile CEOs say it’s changed the way their companies do business.
- Older workers discriminated against, worried about super
A new survey has found that older workers are more likely to experience some form of discrimination at work, including being made redundant before others, fewer training and development opportunities, inflexibility towards health and physical needs, and even verbal abuse.
- Larger waistline, lower pay check; facial flaws not countenanced
Research has revealed that higher numbers on the bathroom scalesresult in lower numbers on the pay check, and unconscious bias can mean candidates with facial flaws don’t even get a look in.
- 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.