The Australian Human Rights Commission released a new report today.
In it are some shocking statistics.
According to research, half of all women and one in four men have experienced workplace discrimination because of their family obligations.
The survey also found that 22% of women who experienced such discrimination left the workforce altogether.
And discrimination isn’t confined to one sector, or one level of seniority.
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick said yesterday “from the factory floor to the most senior managers, no group is immune’’
So how does an organisation stamp out discrimination and avoid prosecution under the Fair Work Act?
The answer is clear policy, proper process and a commitment to providing a working environment that values and supports all employees.
But that’s sometimes easier said than done.
To help Australian businesses achieve this, Portner Press has created Managing Family Issues in the Workplace, a 64-page eBook written by employment law expert Charles Power.
Priced at just $89.95, this essential guide provides business owners and HR professional with important advice and information on how to ensure family obligations are dealt with fairly, compassionately and legally.
It also includes a range of document templates, checklists and step-by-step guides that can be easily downloaded and edited, saving you valuable time and money while ensuring your business stays the right side of the law.
To find out more about the eBook, or to have a copy sent straight to your inbox, click here.
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