Parents & carers (67 items)







Four in five employers at risk of breaching new flexibility laws

With only three months to go until the "right to request flexibility" kicks off with the other National Employment Standards, more than four in every five employers are under-prepared and at risk of failing to comply with the new rules, a survey reveals. » more »


Culture must send messages to employees: Roche

Recognising that "employees are not the paid enemy" is a necessary step toward a workplace culture that fosters high retention and financial success, says Roche Australia's national L&D manager, Becky Casey. » more »


Increase maternity leave and get mums back quickly

Paid maternity leave increases the chances that new and expectant mums will remain "attached" to the workforce and quickly return to their pre-birth employers, according to researchers from Deakin University. » more »


Budget will increase talent migration, create super confusion

Many employers will be faced with a new battle to retain their best workers after the Federal Government announced plans to invest $22 billion of its 2009/10 budget in the nation's infrastructure, says Hewitt's Australia and New Zealand managing director, David Brown. » more »