Archive for October 2009

Female bank workers leave due to unfriendly work practices: study

Melbourne University today released its findings into a study on the turnover of female bank workers. According to the University’s press release it’s findings report that unfriendly work – family practices along with managment changes and mergers, are the key reasons behind the womens’ departures. This seems to challenge the notion that professional women ‘opt…

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A flexible future at last?

Going back to work after parental leave is just about to get easier. If you’re about to negotiate your return to work with your employer there are some industrial relations changes under the new Fair Work Australia Act that advocate your right to request a flexible work option, effective Jan 1, 2010. Under the new…

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