Diversity & inclusion (313 items)

East-coast HR salaries; the business case for flexible work; and much more

New salary research shows what HR managers, business partners, coordinators and more can expect to earn on the east coast. Meanwhile businesses are wrong to view flexible work as "an HR tool"; senior leadership diversity is "dismal"; engagement has fallen in Australia; and more. » more »

Worker sacked for swearing reinstated; Contingent hiring drops a notch; and more

The high-profile dismissal of a South32 employee for workplace swearing has been overturned on appeal for being "harsh". Also in this article, new rulings on bullying and performance management; demand for contingent staff drops; APAC talent leaders are embracing gig workers; and more. » more »

Big gap between gender talk and action; Why men and women become leaders; and more

Are workplaces more concerned with being seen as gender-inclusive than making real progress? A major study suggests there's more talk than action occurring. In other news, Seek has identified differences in what draws men and women to apply for leadership roles; Australian employees are ready to move jobs; and more. » more »

Which employees are "award-free"? Gender equality leaders named; and more

The Fair Work Commission has cast some doubt on which employees can be considered "award-free", employment lawyers warn. Also in this article, a record number of workplaces have received gender-equality recognition; skills shortages are the top threat to company growth; the national data breach scheme begins today; and more. » more »