TOPIC: Employment law

The back-to-work demotion

The back-to-work demotion

It’s unlawful for an employer to demote you when you return to work from parental leave. Still, this issue remains prevalent.

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How likely is it that you’ll get another job over 50?

How likely is it that you’ll get another job over 50?

If you’re over 50 and looking to change jobs or re-enter the workforce, the odds are stacked against you. Here we discuss the deeply embedded perceptions about older workers, the disconnect between policy and marketplace, and the need for a new approach.

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Creating a transgender-positive workplace

Creating a transgender-positive workplace

Managers who’ve had limited contact with transgender employees may be unsure about how to create a welcoming and supportive environment. Here we discuss simple ways to promote diversity and acceptance in the workplace so that all employees can feel safe and accepted at work.

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Willing and able: disability in the workplace

Willing and able: disability in the workplace

More than two million Australians of ‘prime working age’ identify as having a disability. What are the rights of employees and the responsibilities and obligations of their employers?

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