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, […]
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eS4W and our member organisations raise awareness of the issues that affect women living in Australia and emerging issues facing them and their community.
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.
Today, The Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbott, launched the Section Action Plan 2013-2016 ‘Moving Ahead’ in Manly, NSW. The Government (Federal, State and Territory) have zero tolerance towards violence against women and children. DSS008_14_APPVAW_complete DSS008_14_Brief_1 6 DSS008_14_Brochure_1 7 Fact Sheet CALD TYPESET Fact Sheet Indigenous TYPESET Fact Sheet Women with Disability TYPESET
CEO of AEC Group, Simon Smith, was staggered at the recent findings from the report ‘Counting on Care Work in Australia’. “The unpaid component of the care sector is estimated at 50 per cent of GDP, bigger than the property industry (35- 40 per cent)” he said. “I was surprised at the significant effort that […]
Equal Pay Day Sunday 2nd September Each year, on Equal Pay Day, men and women stop to reflect on the gender pay gap and the extra time it takes the average full time female worker to catch up with the annual earnings of the average full time male worker to June 30. To earn the […]