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Flexible work and gender-neutral policies key priorities for family focused Australian employers Highlights The Report from Parents At Work and UNICEF Australia has found that to bridge the work and family divide workplaces are investing in greater flexible work practices and more inclusive paid family leave policies is a key enabler of family friendly workplaces.…

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It’s not often you get to hear from a professional couple who have both taken parental leave. In this special podcast we interview Michael Brosnan, Manager at Deloitte, and Annaliese Van Riet, People and Culture Leader, about their experience of becoming new parents and how Deloitte’s parental policies have made achieving a balance between work…

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The simple answer is no, not particularly. In short, parents are struggling with the lack of parental leave and childcare despite the apparent resources of the richer countries. “Family-friendly policies can help parents with their caring responsibilities, regardless of their work situation. Yet even the world’s richest countries fail to offer comprehensive solutions to all…

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It’s time to think radically about parental leave equality “There’s every reason to want men’s parental leave to be a mirror of women’s parental leave. And there’s every reason to believe it will never happen” according to Girard Dorney, HRM Online article last month Parental Leave for Men is a Great Thing We May Never…

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