Transition leave, "all-gender" toilets and training on LGBTQ issues signal to transgender employees that it is safe to come out in the workplace, according to employer support program Pride in Diversity.
With the WGEA blaming "gender equality fatigue" for a substantial drop in employers taking action on pay equity, new research suggests "tired" managers' lack of understanding and ownership is impeding their ability to drive change.
The NSW public sector granted more than 87% of women's requests for flexible work ahead of COVID-19, according to a large PSA member survey that says the pandemic has proved there is still room for improvement in the Berejiklian Government's "if not why not" policy.
A tribunal has upheld the revocation of a high school teacher's working with children authorisation after finding that while accusations and behaviours consistent with grooming had not been conclusively established, he continued to put himself in compromising situations.
Victoria's Andrews Labor Government has opened public consultations into the recommendations of the landmark inquiry into the gig economy workforce, while it has also appointed its first public sector gender equality commissioner.
Victoria's Andrews Government has today announced separate reviews of protections against s-xual harassment in the state's courts and tribunals, and in the law firms that tender to the government for legal services.
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins in her report of the national inquiry into sexual harassment has recommended the FWC gain new powers to issue orders to halt the conduct, similar to its ability to make anti-bullying orders.
The Human Rights Commission is inviting "last chance" submissions, ahead of a conference in October, on its recommendations to amend federal discrimination laws to insert new protected attributes, review coverage and exemptions and beef up their powers.
In a finding that might influence Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins' inquiry into sexual harassment, a UK parliamentary inquiry has recommended legislating to outlaw non-disclosure agreements that restrict "legitimate discussion" of unlawful discrimination and harassment.