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 […]
We are limping towards Equal Pay Day – how ironic that it is on Father’s Day. And limping is a very good word to describe the progress we are making towards reducing the gender wage gap. Sandra Cook, Equal Pay Alliance, states: I urge you not to let Equal Pay Day go by unnoticed. A […]
economic Security4Women backs the call for employment conditions that support workforce participation of women and men with care responsibilities, including flexibility in permanent work arrangements. We do not see insecure part time and casual work as a viable option. EOWA’s Media Release – Friday 17, August 2012 states Work flexibility needed to attack gender pay […]
gender pay equity and flexible working arrangements to support all workers with family or caring responsibilities economic Security4Women welcomed the passage of the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Amendment Bill 2012 through the House of Representatives in June 2012. The legislation will see EOWA renamed the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, reflecting a shift […]
economic Security4Women supports the call by the Director of the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA), Helen Conway, for organisations to set clear numerical targets for appointing women to leadership and management positions. Ms Conway made this call following the release of a report by KPMG on ASX-listed companies’ response to ASX […]
The Director of the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA), Helen Conway, called for organisations to set clear numerical targets for appointing women to leadership and management positions, following the release today of a report by KPMG on ASX-listed companies’ response to ASX Corporate Governance Council’s recommendations relating to gender diversity. “I […]
In this video, hear what the Minister, The Hon Kate Ellis, has to say on International Women’s Day and the gender pay gap.
Here’s an update on eS4W’s International Women’s Day campaign – “Don’t be Short Changed”. This advertisement targets younger women, and asks them to work with their male colleagues to ensure they are being paid the same as other people doing the same role.