What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 8 January 2024 – 14 January 2024

Gender Pay Data on Private Sector Employers Soon to Be Made Public On 27 February this year, the Workforce Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) will release the first set of private sector employer gender pay gap data. The collected data will cover reporting from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023. The information will include median […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 13 – 19 December 2021

Morrison Government to Take Action On Jenkins Inquiry Into Toxic Culture Before Parliament Returns The finance minister, Simon Birmingham, has announced a timeline for implementing recommendations from the Jenkins review that highlighted toxic behaviours in federal parliament. The 2 recommendations being implemented are to establish a leadership taskforce and develop a statement on workplace trauma.[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 13 January 2020 – 19 January 2020

Beneficial Flirting in the Workplace? A new study conducted by researchers at Washington State University (WSU) has found that casual flirting between co-workers has beneficial effects on stress levels. The study examined the impact of workplace flirtation between co-workers and found that behaviours, such as light-hearted banter, helped relieve stress. Leah Sheppard, professor at WSU[…..]