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Childcare costs drag women's nest egg
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2021
... respondents advocate for super to be paid on maternity leave. The latest data from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) reveals that Australia's gender-pay gap declined to 13.4%, a drop of 0.6 percentage points over the last six months. A ...
Shock statistics on gender gap on boards
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 1 MAR 2021
New data from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has revealed that while the pay gap has decreased from 0.6%, women are still significantly underrepresented in leadership. WGEA reported that the national gender pay gap has dropped to 13.4% ...
Aware Super unaware of members with disabilities
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 20 JUL 2020
... for First State Super. Its account has videos going back nearly four years. Old videos, including one of Stewart talking as WGEA pay ambassador, are still missing closed captions and hence inaccessible to members with hearing impairments. The fund did ...
Super fund reveals ASX 100 equality laggards
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 11 FEB 2020
... mapped a company's performance within these six categories against standards set by Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), giving them an averaged percentage score for how close the company was to meeting best practice. The big four performed well ...
Mercer names new people and culture lead
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 31 JAN 2019
... working as a strategy and engagement executive manager at the Australian government's Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). She helped lead Future IM/Pact, an initiative between Mercer and AustralianSuper, Cbus Super, Future Fund, HESTA, Magellan ...
Women in Super ramps up "Make Super Fair" campaign
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 DEC 2018
... undertake and publish a gender impact statement for any changes to age pension or retirement income policy; ongoing tracking by WGEA of women's retirement gap. Women in Super is a national advocacy and networking group with a mission to improve women's ...
Employers of choice work to close super gap
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2018
... First State Super and TAL have been named as Employers of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). First State chief executive Michael Dwyer said: "The impact of gender inequality is particularly evident when it comes ...
Gender pay gap widespread in financial services: Report
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2017
... (including promotions) were women, up from 42.6% on the previous corresponding period. Now in its fourth year of reporting, WGEA director Libby Lyons said she is seeing more employers than ever prioritising gender pay equity as a business imperative. ...
Mercer appoints diversity leader
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 2 FEB 2016
... Joining Mercer in the role is Yolanda Beattie, an executive with the Australian government's Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). The appointment comes on the back of Beattie's close relationship with Mercer in recent years, working with the firm ...
Super funds should use soft power, not quotas to fix gender equality
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 AUG 2013
... Helen Conway, director of the private sector employer equality industrial regulator, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), said superannuation was an influential industry because of its role in the economy, the financial system and its ability ...
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