Employers are mandated to prevent sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace under laws to be introduced into parliament.
Instead of multi-employer bargaining, the Australian government has been urged to increase productivity to raise wages.
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been urged to focus on paid parental leave and pension entitlements.
A labour union is calling on the government to axe the standard five-day workweek to boost productivity and employee wellbeing.
The benchmarking tool is designed to help organisations focus on employee wellbeing and improve organisational leadership.
Unions have called for paid parental leave to be extended to 52 weeks, paying parents their actual wage and including superannuation.
A Gartner survey revealed that, over the last 12 months, almost 50% of jobseekers did not apply to roles without wages disclosed.
Unions and the Business Council of Australia argue that this will result in employees being paid more in wages.
Men are expected to receive AUD$160.6 billion of that money, while AUD$82.9 billion will go to women.
Australia is set to lift its intake of migrants to a record 200,000 arrivals a year as it attempts to combat a drastic shortage of workers.
Growing economic productivity, boosting wages and removing barriers to employment are among other topics that will be highlighted.
Over half of HR professionals surveyed expected that remote working arrangements would remain unchanged over the next two years.
The Australia Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has called for an economic restructure that bring benefits to Australians rather than firms.
Despite the loss, Forrester expects the green economy to help make up for some losses as more countries commit to carbon neutrality.
Supporting young families in mind, the online portal for workplaces provides resources and information about pregnancy and mothers returning to work.
The concept sees employees continuing to perform their job duties but quit the habit of going above and beyond in the workplace.
To achieve that, the government aims to fix gaps in education and training products and pathways and improve the diversity of the tech workforce.
The Victorian state government has paid out A$6m, covering over 30,000 workers who have signed up to its pilot scheme to trial sick leave for casuals.
Jobs and Skills Australia will advise on a range of current and emerging labour market and workforce skills and training issues.
More than 11 million Australians, including about 2.4 million casual workers, will soon have access to 10 days of paid domestic violence leave.
Amid a COVID-19 spike, public agencies are responsible for setting their own working arrangements and updating them.
Some 80% respondents to a survey supported the move, indicating clear community support for paying superannuation on parental leave.
Companies have been urged to allow their employees to work from home and implement mask wearing in the office to combat a new Omicron wave.
About 13.8% of working age people living in Victoria have taken gig work with such platforms, and 7.4% are currently doing so.
Research has shown that parental care leads to better developmental outcomes, which is key for success in school, the workplace and larger community.
Last year, only 53.4% (1 million) of working-aged people with disability participated in the labour force, according to a new survey.
Health authorities have been calling for a return to widespread remote work because of a worsening winter COVID-19 wave.
Job ads have increased for six straight months as the country continues to face a shortfall of skilled workers.
Job vacancies in the three months to May jumped 13.8%, from the previous quarter, to 480,100, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Currently, the primary caregiver in a relationship receives 18 weeks of paid leave at the minimum wage, while fathers receive just two weeks of paid leave.