Features

The coronavirus crisis: the value of ‘women’s work’ and how little we pay for it

- April 21, 2020 4 MIN READ

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down. Amidst the upheavals, it has laid bare how little we normally pay for “women’s work”. Australia has very low gender equality when it comes to remuneration, ranking 49th on the World Economic Forum Gender Participation and Opportunity Index 2020 that measures workforce participation, remuneration and advancement.… Read more »

Finance

Financial equality for women still over a decade away

- March 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

The results from the latest Financy Women’s Index reveals financial equality is still more than a decade off for Australia’s female workers. The report suggests despite progress, economic equality is unlikely to be achieved until at least 2031. The Women’s Index, measures the economic progress of Australian women on a quarterly basis. The most recent… Read more »

News

Equal pay for equal work for Energy Australia employees

- March 8, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Energy Australia’s Managing Director Catherine Tanna has announced the utility company will be closing the gender pay gap once and for all. The company will be spending 1.2 million dollars to bump up the salaries of 350 women in the company in order that their pay packets reflect the same income as their male counterparts.… Read more »

Business Basics

How can you benefit from being a great employer?

- November 9, 2017 2 MIN READ

Talented employees have a plethora of opportunities to pursue rewarding careers in both corporates and small businesses, so what does it take to become a great employer that doesn’t break the bank? For many, the nine to five work day is an outdated concept. It is more common for teams to enjoy some flexible boundaries. “For… Read more »