Diversity & inclusion (317 items)

Top employer brands named; Constructive dismissal appeal fails; and more

Randstad research has named Australia's most attractive employer brands; Bupa has failed in its appeal against a constructive dismissal ruling; a new report recognises the most disability-inclusive employers; satisfaction with workplace mentoring has fallen; and more. » more »

"Non-negotiable" work change unreasonable; Contracts go visual; and more

An employer that told a worker his change in duties was "non-negotiable" has failed in its bid to avoid liability for his psychological injury. Also in this article, an employer is replacing its wordy employment contracts with cartoons; new-hire pay rates are increasing; and Australia's most LGBTI-inclusive leaders are named. » more »

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 »