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Report calls for overhaul of APS recruitment regime

A Turnbull Government review is calling for legislative change to overhaul "ineffective" recruitment practices and boost gender equality in the Australian Public Service, but the CPSU has criticised it for missing an opportunity to drive positive change.



Gender pay gap report highlights lifetime inequity

The ACTU has taken a lifecycle approach in its latest report on the gender pay gap, showing inequity starts early for young girls who typically receive 11% less pocket money and persists into retirement, when women's superannuation balances are on on average less than half those of men.

More gender-balanced boards pay workforces more equally: Report

New academic analysis released today by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency says there is a strong connection between gender balance in the make-up of boards and the reduction of gender-based gaps in the pay of their employees.

Age not the issue in YMCA refusal to appoint worker: Tribunal

A tribunal has backed a decision by YMCA NSW to not appoint a man in his fifties as a senior pool lifeguard after he referred, during his interview, to physically touching and wrestling troubled young men he was counselling.

Police charge Cbus employees with giving false evidence; & more

False evidence charges for Cbus employees; Unions target rural MPs and crossbenchers on penalty rates; Surgeons' action plan aims to reduce discrimination, bullying; Victoria backs family violence education program in workplaces; and Essendon to admit supplements program breached safety laws.

Bench clears the way for equal remuneration case

A Fair Work Commission full bench has set down principles to guide the equal pay case for child care workers and early childhood teachers, before it hears the merits of the matter next year.

Slow progress in closing gender pay gap, data reveals

New federal government data shows that there has been little change in the gender pay gap between men and women over the past 12 months, but some progress in employer action to support victims of domestic violence and sexual harassment.