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Gender gap to close in 134 years: World Economic Forum

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024
... Finland Norway New Zealand Sweden Nicaragua Germany Namibia Ireland Spain Eastern Asia and Pacific ranked fourth for gender equality with a score of 69.2%. The region's economic participation and opportunity score improved to 71.7%, though significant ...

Budget 2024: Government heeds industry calls to better support women

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
... longer capture study, volunteering or travel time and will only apply to employment. According to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, 2.65 million Australians are carers and are more likely to be women; 12.3% of all females are providing care and 71.8% ...

Men, women in same occupation drive pay gap

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2024
... 1996, employers must provide equal remuneration to men and women who perform work of equal value. The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) calculates the gender pay gap to stand at 19% or $18,461 per annum on a median basis tilted in favour of men. ...

Aware Super chair named governor-general

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2024
... Mary Delahunty said. "The office of the Governor-General is strengthened by Samantha Mostyn's dedication to gender equality and expertise in the superannuation sector, given it's such a critical component of Australia's prosperity. "Samantha ...

Simple strategies to overcome gender super gap

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
... that's absolutely something that you should investigate," she said. Megginson pointed to the latest Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) data, which shows that the median total remuneration gender pay gap stands at 19% - or $18,461 per annum tilted ...

'About bloody time': Industry responds to PPL super reform

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
... waiting until an election year to make the change. As it stands, women will be waiting close to two decades for gender equality in retirement, she said. "News that the government has listened to so many gender equality advocates and the Women's Economic ...

Government to pay super on paid parental leave

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
... of Superannuation Funds of Australia. The initiative is part of the government's new national strategy for gender equality, Working for Women, and will be factored into the May federal budget. It's expected to cost about $250 million a year ...

Platinum plans turnaround, FUM dwindles

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2024
... "with clients and shareholders and ensure clear accountability." The review comes in the wake of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) reporting Platinum had a median base salary gender pay gap of 41.9% and median total remuneration gap of 41%. ...

TelstraSuper sweetens parental leave policy

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
... outcomes for women." The new policy follows the release of companies' mandatory pay gap reports by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) yesterday. According to the WGEA, TelstraSuper has a median base salary gender pay gap of 11.7% and a gap of ...

Pay gaps at super funds, fund managers revealed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 27 FEB 2024
The median gender pay gap on base salaries across financial services is 23.6%, according to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), with individual employer pay gaps reported for the first time as part of the government's strategy to solve ...
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