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Work–life balance: a longitudinal evaluation of a new measure across Australia and New Zealand workers

Work–life balance: a longitudinal evaluation of a new measure across Australia and New Zealand workers | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
(2014). Work–life balance: a longitudinal evaluation of a new measure across Australia and New Zealand workers. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. ???aop.label???.
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Can anyone afford not to work? - StartupSmart

Can anyone afford not to work? - StartupSmart | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
Can anyone afford not to work?
StartupSmart
In theory we might support the idea of women working and having a family but the reality isn't quite so encouraging.
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JOB DISABILITY: Study finds lower back pain is No. 1 cause - FOX 9 News

JOB DISABILITY: Study finds lower back pain is No. 1 cause - FOX 9 News | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
JOB DISABILITY: Study finds lower back pain is No. 1 cause
FOX 9 News
Just over one-third of all work-related disability was related to low back pain, the study found.
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Paid Parental Leave

Paid Parental Leave | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
The Prime Minister wants to give working women their regular wage for six months after the birth of a child capped at $75,000.
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Top six gender diversity policies that work - WA today

Top six gender diversity policies that work - WA today | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
WA today Top six gender diversity policies that work WA today Although women comprise 45.9 per cent of all employees in Australia, according to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, they account for less less than 20 per cent of the Australian ICT...
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Govt caves in on gender reporting - Sky News Australia

Govt caves in on gender reporting - Sky News Australia | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
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Govt caves in on gender reporting
Sky News Australia
The Abbott government has backed down on plans to dilute workplace gender reporting requirements following pressure from women's groups and business.
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Here's how to work from home - Wonder Woman

Here's how to work from home - Wonder Woman | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
Wonder Woman Here's how to work from home Wonder Woman Flexible timing is one of the benefits of working from home - when my son was a baby I would work when he was taking naps; he goes to a pre-school now and that means I have those three hours...
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Urgent need for new code, say builders - The Australian

Urgent need for new code, say builders - The Australian | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
Urgent need for new code, say builders The Australian Master Builders Australia yesterday seized on comments by Employment Minister Eric Abetz in The Weekend Australian that he wanted to break the “closed shop” between head contractors and the...
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Work At Home Mums Australia Online Magazine and News

The WAHM Online Magazine is a blog where the aim is to proactively share industry articles and to discuss ideas and thoughts across a variety of career, recruitment, workplace, small business, family and lifestyle related topics.
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Paid parental leave: how Swedish mums and dads do it | theage.com.au

Paid parental leave: how Swedish mums and dads do it | theage.com.au | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
If only this was the case in Australia > Paid parental leave & how Swedish parents do it.
http://t.co/6IGMERr5J1 #auspol #PPL via @theage
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Flexible working rights for all - could they backfire? - BBC News

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Flexible working rights for all - could they backfire?
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Qantas could offshore 10000 jobs - NEWS.com.au

Qantas could offshore 10000 jobs - NEWS.com.au | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
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Qantas could offshore 10000 jobs
NEWS.com.au
“We need for the future the same flexibility our competitor has.
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Podcast: Managing flexible working arrangements | Editor's choice ...

The extension of the right to request flexible working is due to take effect on 30 June 2014, so it is now more important than ever that employers understand their obligations around dealing with such requests and managing ...
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PS-sssst...! - PS News

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What started out last century as 15 aspirational declarations for the ideal PS work/life balance, the APS Values were reduced to a much more manageable five last year and then paired with a fun new way to remember them.
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Making up for the motherhood penalty - Women's Agenda

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Making up for the motherhood penalty Women's Agenda The Agency's 'Parenting, work and the gender pay gap,' paper, which was released this month, said Australian mums returning to work after 12 months parental leave suffer a 7% wage penalty and a...
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Telework in Action - Work Health and Safety FAQ

Work health and safety considerations are as important in a flexible workplace as they are anywhere else. In this video, staff from organisations including M...
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What does it really mean to have a flexible workplace? | Business ...

Bυt ѕhουld flexible work bе reserved fοr specific work demographics? Dο wе need more clarification οn whаt thе term 'flexible' really means fοr employees аѕ a whole аnd аrе Australian businesses maximising thе opportunity іt presents?
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Work, stress more than a pain in the neck - SBS

Work, stress more than a pain in the neck - SBS | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
Work, stress more than a pain in the neck
SBS
Work and family stress can be more than a pain in the neck - it can be agony. It can be so bad that some people, such as Karen ...
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Baby care needs nurturing - Sydney Morning Herald

Baby care needs nurturing - Sydney Morning Herald | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald Baby care needs nurturing Sydney Morning Herald We were warned in 2002 by US economist Nancy Folbre that Australia's ''magic pudding of care'' - unpaid care of children by women - could not be relied on to deliver quality...
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Australian Workplaces Least Flexible - Yahoo!7 News

Australian Workplaces Least Flexible - Yahoo!7 News | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
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Australia needs workforce help and global NFP hopes to deliver - Women's Agenda

Australia needs workforce help and global NFP hopes to deliver - Women's Agenda | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
Australia needs workforce help and global NFP hopes to deliver
Women's Agenda
Australia: land of 11.6 million women accounting for 56% of university enrolments and 45.8% of the labour force.
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Parental leave scheme overlooks the fathers - The Canberra Times

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Parental leave scheme overlooks the fathers
The Canberra Times
The current system of parental leave provides up to 18 weeks of pay to the mother at a minimum wage ($622.10 per week). While any unused leave can ...
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Tony Abbott points to compromise on paid parental leave scheme

Tony Abbott points to compromise on paid parental leave scheme | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has again hinted that there may need to be some changes to his "signature" paid parental leave scheme for it to get through Parliament.
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Baby bonus axed without a whimper - The Daily Telegraph

Baby bonus axed without a whimper - The Daily Telegraph | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
Baby bonus axed without a whimper The Daily Telegraph Fast forward to 2014 and Tony Abbott has supported Labor's abolition of the baby bonus and is preparing to introduce a paid maternity leave scheme that will offer wealthy working mothers up to...
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Why all feminists, including Tony Abbott, should support gender reporting - Perth Now

Why all feminists, including Tony Abbott, should support gender reporting - Perth Now | Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibility | Scoop.it
Why all feminists, including Tony Abbott, should support gender reporting Perth Now The online form that companies will submit to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency — containing a breakdown of their workforce by gender, occupation, remuneration...
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