The proportion of women in managerial occupations grew to nearly 40% in 2021. But some professional occupations have gone the other way.
The Alphabet Workers Union accused Google of firing workers for their affiliation with the union and to intimidate others from joining.
Lifting migration was easy – now Australia faces two tougher choices on migrant income and residency
By itself, lifting migration will do little to fill widespread skills shortages, partly because three in every four migrants granted permanent visas are already in Australia.
The Albanese administration is prioritising full employment, productivity growth, and equal job opportunities for women. Will these initiatives be enough?
The Jobs and Skills Summit is part of a long game that Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is playing. It’s not about short-term theatrics. It is about laying the groundwork for several years of policy development.
Treasury’s issues paper for the jobs summit says fair pay and job security “strengthen communities, promote attractive careers and contribute to broad-based prosperity”. But it notes “many Australians have not experienced real wage gains”.
The immigration rules change hopes to attract talent from abroad and thus help businesses hit by the global manpower shortage.