Category: Discrimination

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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