Although the business sector has maintained a commitment to workplace diversity for many years, a new survey reveals many organisations are still at the foundation stage of their diversity programs and have a declining focus on diversity strategy.
Diversity Council Australia (DCA) research released today found that older women (defined as 45 years plus) represent a sizeable and growing segment of the labour force but Australian organisations are failing to fully harness their skills and talents.
Undervalued, underemployed, discouraged and departed: the story of mature-age women in the workplace
This International Women’s Day (Friday 8 March), Diversity Council Australia said more work is urgently needed to address the critical underutilisation of female mature-age talent.
Leading employers support reforms to advance gender equality in Australian workplaces and want input in creating change, according to Diversity Council Australia.
In this issue of Diversity Matters, we explore how diversity amongst women has been largely overlooked in Australian workplaces – with women being treated as one homogenous group – and why this is a key stumbling block to progress.
In this issue, we investigate unconscious bias, what it means and how it might manifest in the workplace for each of the key diversity dimensions.
In this issue we investigate the latest on women's employment, a topic that has reemerged as a particularly hot issue in Australia.