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Men still earning more than women Australia wide
January 15 2014 - Women earn a mere 64% of the average man's wage and salary income across Australia, according to a recent report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics

Mature Age Workers Key To Skills Shortage
March 17 2008 - While the hospitality and travel sectors are continuing to experience difficulties in recruiting skilled staff, the solution may lie with mature-age workers - the over 50's - according to TMS Asia-Pacific.

Employers Still Not Making Full Use Of Older Talent
April 17 2006 - Fewer than than one in two Australian employers are making the effort to attract and retain 'mature age' employees despite the skills shortage and rapidly ageing workforce, according to a recent Hudson Report survey.

National Enquiry on Entitlements for Same-Gender Relationships
April 3 2006 - The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission has announced a National Inquiry into discrimination against same-gender couples when they attempt to access financial and employment-related entitlements.

Employer of Choice for Women 2006
February 21 2006 - 116 Australian employers have been awarded an EOWA Employer of Choice for Women (EOCFW) citation. More than a quarter (33) are in the education sector, including Australia's best-known universities. Sixteen others come from the community care, hospital and health sectors.

Work a major source of self-esteem for people with disabilities
May 17 2005 - Welcoming Federal Government’s intention to encourage people with disabilities to join the workforce, the Australian Psychological Society (APS) warned that long-term support is needed to ensure this change does not become a repeat of deinstitutionalisation.

Reforms needed to keep mature age employees at work
December 3 2003 - Professor John McCallum and Jeanine Parsons from the College of Social and Health Sciences at the University of Western Sydney believe that governments and employers need to reform the workplace in order to stop older workers from making an early exit.

Is it fair to put people with disabilities onto dole queue?
May 17 2002 - The Brotherhood of St Laurence argues that the Federal Government should renegotiate its proposed budget policy of moving people with disabilities onto unemployment benefits.

1 in 5 Australians face discrimination
March 26 2002 - A new international workplace survey has found that more than one in five Australians believe they have suffered discrimination in the workplace, and the majority of these say they are still living with the consequences of this discrimination.

National Age Discrimination Law a Priority, says Human Rights Commissioner
13 November 2001 - Human Rights Commissioner Dr Sev Ozdowski has called on the Federal Government to introduce national age discrimination legislation and also to begin an education campaign against the stereotypes about ageing.

Jobs growth policies must include people with disabilities
October 12 2001 - With an unemployment rate for people with disabilities well above that for the general population, ACROD (National Industry Association for Disability Services) argues that policies designed to promote employment growth in Australia must include jobs for people with disabilities.

Bar Association assists Indigenous Australians to become barristers
21 March 2001 - The President of the New South Wales Bar Association, Ruth McColl S.C., launched a strategy to help Indigenous lawyers to practice as barristers.


PHR / SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Kit
by Sandra M Reed and James J. Galluzzo III

Must-have preparation for those looking to take the PHR or SPHR certification exams in order to strengthen their resume.

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The Essential HR Handbook, 10th Anniversary Edition: A Quick and Handy Resource for Any Manager or HR Professional
  This fully updated 10th anniversary edition is packed with information, tools, checklists, sample forms, and timely tips to guide you through the maze of personnel issues in today's complex business environment.

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