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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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Parents At Work are proud to announce we have been selected as a Finalist in the 2019 Premier’s NSW Export Awards, in the Professional Services category. Parents At Work CSO Kiri Stejko at the Finalists Ceremony. The Premier’s NSW Export Awards is an annual program which aims to recognise excellence in the export of goods and services…

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Press Release: Kiwi Dads photographic exhibition showcases need for equal access to parental leave Swedish Dads and Kiwi Dads photographs celebrate stay-at-home fathers New Zealand, 31 August 2019: Kiwi Dads, a new public photographic exhibition and campaign to promote equal access to paid parental leave, launches on September 5 at Westfield Newmarket in Auckland. Inspired…

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Telstra have firmly placed themselves at the forefront of parental leave equality with the organisation’s new gender-equal policy that was announced in July. The new policy from the telecommunications industry leader has removed the distinction between primary and secondary carers and now offers all eligible parents who has been with Telstra a year or more…

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We know that Australia is lagging well behind other OECD countries when it comes to fathers’ uptake of parental leave. According to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency scorecard in 2017, men represented 4.7% of all Australian employees who took primary carers leave. Parents at Work CEO Emma Walsh talked to ABC Radio’s Life Matters program…

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Research conducted by an advocacy group for working parents found 53 per cent of fathers felt their workplace was not supportive of them taking parental leave. Why is this? A new ABC article takes a look at the reasons behind men’s low uptake of parental leave – including the few leave options available to men in…

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