Browsing: Diversity & inclusion (355 items)

Case study: Inside D&I at Allianz

At Allianz, leadership support is crucial to progressing diversity and inclusion, but a bottom-up approach ensures real gains are made, according to its CHRO.

Ex-employee can't be bullied; Change management lacking in D&I; and more

A dismissed employee has failed to gain orders against former colleagues she claimed were still bullying her by calling her phone. Also in this article: recent dismissal rulings; why diversity and inclusion programs fail to drive change; and the biggest causes of pay rate discrepancies.

HR teams adding headcount; Unconscious bias red flags; and more

Nearly half of Australian employers plan to increase their permanent HR staff over the coming year, new research shows. Also in this article: warning signs of unconscious bias; taking a user-experience approach to EVPs; concerns about pay transparency; and more.

Drunk employee's reinstatement upheld; D&I programs missing the mark; and more

The dismissal of an employee for drunken behaviour has "significant application across Australian workplaces" and warranted rehearing by appeal, the Fair Work Commission has ruled. Also in this article, D&I programs are missing their mark; communicating STP changes to employees; and more.

Employers making big strides on LGBT inclusion

Employers have substantially lifted their game on LGBTI inclusion in the past year, and the top-performing organisations are no longer just banks and professional services firms, results of the Australian Workplace Equality Index show.

"Offensive" language still too common in HR policies

Even organisations that claim to be LGBTI-inclusive can inadvertently use "offensive" language in their policies, an expert warns. This article also sets out what employers are doing at the mid-level and leading edge of workplace inclusion.

The problem with STEM-focused autism programs

Workplace programs aimed at creating employment opportunities for people with autism are focusing unduly on limited roles within STEM arenas, according to a talent acquisition specialist. Meanwhile, a pilot study into recruiting people on the autism spectrum has found a modified strategy more beneficial than traditional selection processes.

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