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.
Under the new Workforce Australia scheme, new criteria have been set for jobseekers to continue receiving government support.
Australian women are more educated and qualified than men, but are under-represented in leadership positions and workforce participation.
The government hopes that the change in terms would promote gender inclusivity and encourage gender-neutral language.
About 31% of employing businesses are having difficulty finding suitable staff, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Fresh data has revealed that Australia’s job market continued to strengthen as the unemployment rate remains at a historic low.
The increase to A$40 a week will take effect on July 1, although this would be delayed for selected sectors and industries.
This comes after the state government reached a compromise with business unions, and increased the injury impairment threshold to 35% from 30%.
Organisations across a range of industries are gearing up to give Australian workers a four-day working week for six months with no cut to pay.
These could include providing options for flexible rosters, shift swapping, job shares, compressed work weeks, split shifts and multi-skilling.