There's a temptation to read a book like Lessons in Chemistry and think the problems women faced in the 1960s are solved... The opposite is true.
New national data shows gender pay gap has stagnated at 22.8%. This means women earned, on average, $26,596 less than men in 2021-22.
NEW data shows more employers are moving to an ‘all roles flex’ model for employees, allowing their staff to determine how, where and when they work.
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Workplace gender equality is achieved when people are able to access and enjoy the same rewards, resources and opportunities, regardless of gender. While Australia has made significant progress towards gender equality, the gaps in the Australian workforce are still prevalent.
WGEA is an Australian Government statutory agency created by the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012. WGEA is a reputable and data-driven agent for change, collecting world-leading data on workplace gender equality covering over 4 million employees.
WGEA is charged with promoting and improving gender equality in Australian workplaces. Working collaboratively with key stakeholders, WGEA is committed to promoting and contributing to understanding, acceptance and public debate of gender equality issues in the workplace.