Pregnant and Productive: It's a right not a privilege to work while pregnant

Pregnant and Productive: It's a right not a privilege to work while pregnant presents the findings of an extensive inquiry conducted by the Commission. Information provided to the inquiry indicated that discrimination on the basis of pregnancy and...
Friday 1 January 1999

Harsh Realities

Harsh Realities is a set of educative case studies of complaints managed under the federal Sex Discrimination Act. "Sexual harassment and discrimination on the basis of sex, pregnancy and family responsibilities...these complaints demonstrate the...
Friday 1 January 1999

The Equal Pay Handbook

The Equal Pay Handbook is designed to assist employers to meet their obligations under federal industrial and anti-discrimination legislation. It is also relevant to employees, equity practitioners and unions. It contains essential equal...
Thursday 1 January 1998

Glass Ceilings and Sticky Floors

Glass Ceilings and Sticky Floors confirms the findings of previous studies: that women are concentrated in part-time, lower-grade work with limited opportunities for training and advancement. The report identifies the barriers to equality and...
Wednesday 1 January 1997

Stretching Flexibility

Stretching Flexibility examines the impact on women workers of demands to work increasingly flexible hours and changes to working time arrangements being negotiated in enterprise agreements. The report recommends that the ACTU develop a...
Monday 1 January 1996

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