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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 »

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JustMums Recruitment acquires Working Mothers Connect

- July 12, 2018 2 MIN READ

Kochie’s Business Builders competition winners’ JustMums Recruitment continues to go from strength to strength, with the company announcing its acquisition of Working Mothers Connect, New Zealand. The move sees the recruitment business expand its reach to bring together over 60,000 mums in Australia and New Zealand who are actively seeking flexible work opportunities. Erin Kefalas,… Read more »

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ABS delivers a snapshot of Australia’s working mums

- May 11, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Ahead of Mother’s Day, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has revealed a glimpse into the life of the nation’s working mums. According to the 2016 Census, there are more than six million mums in Australia. 77 percent of all women over 15 are mums and of those, 114,800 work, study and care for their… Read more »

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Work and no play the norm for Aussie working mums

- May 10, 2018 2 MIN READ

Right now in Australia there are 114,800 mums who both work, study and care for children under the age of 15. Despite all the conveniences offered by modern technology, the enduring pressures of parenthood still weigh heavier on shoulders of Australian women. The statistics reflect this issue better than anything –  while the proportion of mothers… Read more »