Category Archives: Workplaces

She’s Price(d)less: The economics of the gender pay gap

October 2016 KPMG This report uses structured econometric modelling to determine the factors that underpin the gender pay gap, and to what extent they contribute to the issue. This report,an update to analysis  initially conducted in 2009,shows that despite the endeavours of government and business, the size of the gap, and in particular the role … Continue reading She’s Price(d)less: The economics of the gender pay gap

Stop Gendered Violence at Work – Women’s Rights at Work Report

November 2016 Victorian Trades Hall Council This report presents the findings of  consultations with working women, which became known as WRAW (Women’s Rights At Work), undertaken by Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC) throughout 2016. A common theme arising in these consultations was the extent to which cultures of sexism and gender inequality were impacting on women’s safety … Continue reading Stop Gendered Violence at Work – Women’s Rights at Work Report

Playing Our Part – Lessons Learned from Implementing Workplace Responses to Domestic and Family Violence

November 2016 Male Champions of Change This report focuses on workplace responses to family violence and shares the steps, processes and frameworks that organisations/workplaces have found effective.  The report also includes case study examples of strategies employed by Male Champions member organisations relating to Employee Assistance Providers (EAPs) and managers.    

Equal Footing toolkit

VicHealth, 2015 Equal Footing is a new toolkit for workplaces to promote gender equality and respectful relationships. The toolkit was developed with funding from the Victorian Government and trialled in a variety of sectors including hospitality, engineering, finance, publishing and not-for-profit family services.

Australia’s gender equality scorecard

https://www.wgea.gov.au/sites/default/files/2013-14_summary_report_website.pdf – Workplace Gender Equality Agency, Australian Government, 2014 Dismantling the cultural and structural barriers that limit women’s ability to engage in employment and then progress to leadership roles is central to achieving gender equality. This paper presents key results from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s 2013-2014 reporting data, giving the most comprehensive picture to date of … Continue reading Australia’s gender equality scorecard

Ending workplace sexual harassment: a resource for small, medium and large employers

https://www.humanrights.gov.au/publications/ending-workplace-sexual-harassment-resource-small-medium-and-large-employers – Australian Human Rights Commission, 2014 The ability to work in a safe environment, free from sexual harassment, is a basic human right. While we have the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 , sexual harassment in the workplace continues to be a problem. This resource provides practical guidance on how employers can prevent sexual harassment … Continue reading Ending workplace sexual harassment: a resource for small, medium and large employers