Category: Discrimination

Category: Discrimination

Example of Unfair Treatment at Work

Performance Management Action You have been handed a performance management plan and asked to sign it before next week. It feels like it came out of nowhere, and that it...

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Category: Discrimination

Flexibility high on the agenda for working mums

In December 2018, JustMums Recruitment surveyed over 550 women in Australia & New Zealand about their employment preferences and experiences which gave us great insights into life as a working...

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Category: Announcements

JustMums Recruitment Annual Survey Results 2018

We surveyed over 550 women in December 2018 about their employment preferences and their experiences as a working mum. The results paint a clear picture of what employers need to...

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Category: Discrimination

Flexing your rights: when can an employer refuse a flexible working request

Many workplaces throughout Australia employ individuals on flexible workplace arrangements. These arrangements are growing in popularity and give people the ability to better balance work and life as well as...

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Category: Discrimination

Face the Facts: Gender Equality 2018

The Australian Human Rights Commission has published some astounding statistics on gender equality issues. The main highlights are as follows: Women and girls make up just over half (50.7 per...

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Category: Discrimination

Achieving Parental Leave Equality Roundtable Report 2018

Our partners Parents at Work along with Baker McKenzie held a roundtable discussion on 26th November 2018, and have released a report with their findings. The aim of the roundtable...

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Category: Discrimination

Key trends reported in the WGEA scorecard 2018

On 13th December 2018, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) released their latest data on gender equality in Australian workplaces. The data was collected over a 5-year period from 2013-2018,...

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Category: Discrimination

Interview questions: be remembered for the right reasons

There are many common questions that are asked at interviews: “Tell me about yourself…” “What are your strengths?” “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” I’m sure you’ve all...

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Category: #JustMums

Flexible workplaces: a win-win for both employees and employers

We believe there is still a gap in the “flexible workplace” conversation. It’s a gap around the benefits – not for employees and women, but for employers. This month, International Women’s Day was marked...

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Category: Discrimination

What is a “sham” redundancy?

Redundancy amongst working mums is unfortunately a common occurrence in today's workforce. How can you tell if your redundancy was a sham? A sham redundancy is where your employer dismisses your...

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Category: Discrimination

Your rights as a working mum

1 in 2 women experience pregnancy or carer's discrimination at work, can you believe that? You probably can because chances are, with those statistics, that it has affected you or...

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Category: #JustMums

An open letter to employers of mothers

JustMums Director, Rachel Perkins, wrote a candid letter to all employers of mothers and you can read it here (as cited in Women's Agenda April 2016) https://womensagenda.com.au/latest/an-open-letter-to-employers-of-mothers-and-all-employers/

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Category: Discrimination

Mums returning to work told to exclude maternity leave from CVs (Leader)

"Ms Perkins said it was incredibly disappointing to hear discrimination against mothers was so common they were being advised to hide that part of their lives from potential employers" The...

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