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Australia’s Gender Equality Scorecard: Key findings from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s 2016-17 reporting data
"[W]e have seen a step change in employer focus on gender equality. More employers than ever are prioritising gender pay equity as a business imperative. [However] men still out-earn women by more than $26,000 on average".
Women in the Workplace: 2017
"Women in the Workplace 2017 is a comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America. This research is part of a long-term partnership between McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.Org".
Making Innovation and Technology Work for Women
"Innovation, technology and entrepreneurship are engines for advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment by increasing women’s access to education and socio-economic opportunities."
Open House? Reflections on the possibility and practice of MPs job-sharing
"This pamphlet aims to initiate a broad and considered discussion of MP job-sharing amongst parliamentarians and the public".
Australia's Gender Pay Gap Statistics
“The gender pay gap is the difference between women’s and men’s average weekly full-time equivalent earnings, expressed as a percentage of men’s earnings. It is a measure of women’s overall position in the paid workforce”.
Finance and Public Administration References Committee: Gender segregation in the workplace and its impact on women's economic equality
The authors contend that within the Australian landscape, industries tend to be male or female dominated. The authors offer recommendations to challenge the ongoing gender inequalities and associated pay gaps.
Impact of Diversity and Inclusion within Organisations
"The available evidence on the impact of diversity on individual/team/organisational effectiveness in organisations is inconclusive and mixed as to its beneficial and negative outcomes."
Connecting People with Jobs: Key issues for raising labour market participation in Australia
"Unmet labour resources in Australia are considerable and they are concentrated in a number of groups of the population. (...) The underrepresentation of these groups has many roots".
Hour-Glass Ceilings: Work-hour thresholds, gendered health inequities
“Long workhours erode health, which the setting of maximum weekly hours aims to avert. [The limit] has evolved from a workforce that was largely male, whose time in the labour force was enabled by women's domestic work and care giving.”
De-Gendering Gender Diversity: Improving female representation in the workforce
"Organisations that both recognise and harness the different experiences and opinions of their workforce outperform those that are less diverse and inclusive."
Towards Gender Equity: Workplace gender equity strategy
“While we are consistently above the sector in gender equity performance, this is not enough – the benchmark is too low. Women continue to be under-represented in senior academic positions and other leadership roles at Macquarie.”
Australia’s Gender Equality Scorecard: Key findings from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s 2015-16 reporting data
"Our 2015-16 dataset shows some encouraging signs – a continued downward trajectory of the gender pay gap and increased women’s representation in leadership. But progress is modest at best."