maternity leave

Work-home conflicts affect both genders
Work-home conflicts affect both genders (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Contrary to stereotypes, it’s not only women who struggle to balance work and family responsibilities, according to a new report. In a review of more than 350 studies, researchers found that, overall, men and women reported similar levels of “work-family ... Read More »

Greater productivity & earnings in family-friendly organisations
Greater productivity & earnings in family-friendly organisations (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A QUT Business School study has suggested that the number of work-family programs to support employees an organisation has is key to higher productivity and earnings in gender-diverse workplaces. The study’s lead researcher, Dr Muhammad Ali, from QUT Business School, ... Read More »

Pregnancy report reveals personal and financial cost of discrimination
Pregnancy report reveals personal and financial cost of discrimination (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The Australian Human Rights Commission’s landmark report for its Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review, released today, has found that little has changed in the 15 years since its first Inquiry into this subject. Australian workplaces still ... Read More »

What’s happening across Australia with maternal care?
What’s happening across Australia with maternal care? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new maternity indicators report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows mixed trends overall and differing results between population groups. The report, National Core Maternity Indicators, includes data for 2004 through to 2009 across 10 ... Read More »

Work and family life: Finding the right balance
Work and family life: Finding the right balance (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

One of the biggest challenges currently facing young families is finding that elusive balance between work and family life. Achieving a good work life balance is difficult. Parents realise the first few years of their children’s life are special and ... Read More »

Balancing work and family life: Natasha’s young family battles for balance
Balancing work and family life: Natasha’s young family battles for balance (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

When starting a new family it is helpful to have a secure and steady income to rely on to cover all the expenses of daily life. But not all pregnancies wait until you’re financially ready. Sometimes they surprise you and ... Read More »

Prolonging maternity leave doesn’t damage future earning potential
Prolonging maternity leave doesn’t damage future earning potential (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australian women who take paid maternity leave after having a baby aren’t suffering any long term salary loss, a new University of Melbourne study has found. Dr Barbara Hanel, from the University of Melbourne Faculty of Business and Economics, investigated ... Read More »

 
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