A Resource for Small Business on the Positive Duty under the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth) (2023)

The Australian Human Rights Commission has created a resource with tips and 7 guiding principles for small business owners to help meet their obligations under the Sex Discrimination Act. They also discuss risk factors and underlying causes for this to occur.

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Reframing employee health: Moving beyond burnout to holistic health (2023)

This survey across 30 countries offers insights into how organisations can prioritise physical, mental, social, and spiritual health to improve employee health and performance. Good holistic health was most strongly predicted by workplace enablers, while burnout was strongly predicted by workplace demands. Job design interventions at the organisational, team, job, and individual levels can boost employee health.

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A case for an extended unpaid carer leave entitlement? Inquiry report (2023)

This report looks at the potential economic and social impacts of adding an entitlement to extended unpaid carer leave to the National Employment Standards. The report concludes that other policies – especially better access to flexible work – would make a bigger difference for more carers.

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Leading Mentally Healthy Workplace Survey Report 2023

report of nearly 8,000 employees found burnout was highly prevalent (44%), predicted by the degree to which employees had positive emotional and mental experiences at work, control over work, and emotional and financial stressors outside of work. Overall, employees were largely positive about the availability of support for mental health from their organisation.

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