At the beginning of October, WGEA launched the GEI3 Pay Equity data for 2014-15 accompanied by their 2015 pay equity report card, as well as a case study from theCommonwealth Bank on pay equity. As part of that report, WGEA announced that the number of employers conducting a gender pay gap analysis has increased 17.6% in the […]
News from eS4W
eS4W and our member organisations raise awareness of the issues that affect women living in Australia and emerging issues facing them and their community.
eS4W’s Chair, Sandra Cook, was interviewed by Fran Kelly, ABC’s RN Breakfast show on Friday, 18th September – click the link below to listen to the interview: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/calls-for-turnbull-to-change-key-womens-policy-not-just/6782632
ABS Gender Indicators released August 25th; always good to have to demonstrate gender inequality remains an issue! “A total of 20 tables in the Economic security domain have been updated with unpublished data from the 2014-15 ABS Labour Force Survey and 2014 data from the ABS Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours (EEH). In addition, […]
eS4W attended the launch of the Equilibrium Man Challenge and supported it on social media via Twitter #betterways2work @equchallenge. The Equilibrium Man Challenge is a micro-documentary series that will follow the lives of a group of men as they negotiate and move to formal flexible working arrangements over a six month period. Throughout the journey, […]
Last Friday 25 July 2014, the Australian Human Rights Commission launched the Report of the Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review. The National Review examined the prevalence, nature and consequences of discrimination at work related to pregnancy, parental leave and return to work. Thank you so much for your valuable contributions […]
The Australian Human Rights Commission’s landmark report for its Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review, released Friday 25th July, has found that little has changed in the 15 years since its first Inquiry into this subject. Australian workplaces still overwhelmingly view working while pregnant as a privilege, not a right.
The Draft report was released on 22 July 2014. You are invited to examine the draft report and to make written submissions and to participate in public hearings – with this link http://www.pc.gov.au/projects/inquiry/childcare/draft Also of interest there are also some videos on the site.