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What will it take to get super on parental leave?

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
... super guarantee on its scheme. ISA released a report on the issue in partnership with former Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) director Libby Lyons, arguing that paying super on parental leave is the most practical way to address the gap in super ...

Equal Pay Day offers sobering reminder

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
... over the last year, Aware Super chief executive Deanne Stewart pointed out. According to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), the national gender pay gap is 14.2%, up 0.8 percentage points over the past six months. A year ago, it was 14%. The ...

Verve Super launches gender diversity index

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 18 JUN 2021
... Australian companies that meet ethical screens based on gender diversity metrics, using data from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). The screening process is based on five areas: gender pay parity; anti-sexual harassment and workplace safety ...

Childcare costs drag women's nest egg

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2021
... survey 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. ...

Celebrating women in financial services

STAFF WRITER  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2021
According to recent data from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, women hold 14.6% of chair positions, 28.1% of directorships and represent 18.3% of chief executives and 32.5% of key management personnel. Perhaps most concerning of all, only 0.4% ...

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% ...

Investors take charge in C-suite equality

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 1 OCT 2020
... partners Chief Executive Women, the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors, 30% Club and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia also welcomes the campaign and is calling on the superannuation ...

Super fund reveals ASX 100 equality laggards

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 11 FEB 2020
... then 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 ...

Gender pay gap should be government priority

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAR 2019
... is calling for a pre-election commitment from all parties by way of increasing funding for the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, and supporting female angel investor networks. The ASX Corporate Governance Council recently revised its principles and urged ...

Mercer names new people and culture lead

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 31 JAN 2019
... after 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 ...
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