Diversity & inclusion (312 items)

Host ordered to reinstate on-hire worker; General protections claims increasing; and more

The Federal Court has ordered a host employer to reinstate a labour hire worker until her adverse action claim against it is determined. Also in this article, general protections claims continue to rise; the FWO won record penalties in the past financial year; and more. » more »







HR manager's redundancy genuine; Support wanes for LGBTI inclusion; and more

An HR manager who accused his boss of stealing from the business has failed to prove his redundancy wasn't genuine. Also in this article, has marriage equality lessened support for LGBTI inclusion? Plus what makes reverse mentoring successful; and more. » more »


Casual conversion requests clarified; Being out at work improves performance; and more

The Fair Work Commission has rejected employer requests to amend the casual conversion clause set to come into effect in most modern awards on 1 October, but it has provided some important clarification on how it operates. Also in this article, most LGBTIQ+ employees remain closeted at work, lowering job satisfaction and wellbeing; tattoo discrimination is a thing of the past; internal promotions lack rigour; and more. » more »


'Exploitative' employer to face unfair dismissal claims; Visa confusion; and more

An employer accused of "shocking" Fair Work breaches is now facing new claims from its employees, after a settlement deed was found not to bar them. Also in this article, a rundown of recent dismissal and other FWC rulings; research on visa and immigration changes; an award-winning employer opts for simplicity over "fancy incentives"; and more. » more »