• FWX September qtr  0.9% (72.2pts)
  • FWX y-o-y change  -0.1% (72.2pts)
  • Total timeframe to Financial Gender Equality  101
  • Timeframe to Equality on Employment  31 years
  • Timeframe to Equality on Underemployment  16 years
  • Timeframe to Equality on Gender Pay Gap  21 years
  • Timeframe to Equality on Unpaid Work  101 years
  • Timeframe to Equality for Women On Boards  7 years
  • Timeframe to Equality on Superannuation  40 years
  • Gender Pay Gap  0.8pts (14.2%)
  • Gender Pay Gap sub-index  -1%
  • Employment sub-index  -2% (71%)
  • Superannuation sub-index  69%
  • Gender Gap Superannuation  31%
  • Underemployment Rate sub-index  8%
  • Education sub-index  92%
  • ASX 200 Women On Boards sub-index  67%
  • ASX 200 Women On Boards  0.1pts (33.5%)
  • Unpaid Work sub-index  65%

Parliament’s “toxic” work culture spells change for business

Discrimination
Financy
December 1, 2021
When it comes to leadership, Federal Parliament is certainly not the pin-up poster for Australian workplaces on of gender equality. Australia’s sex discrimination commissioner, Kate Jenkins, yesterday handed down a landmark report, titled Set The Standard, which recommends a significant overhaul of federal parliament’s "toxic" workplace. The Jenkins inquiry into parliament’s workplace culture follows a seven month engagement process with 1,723 current and former staff and parliamentarians from across all parliamentary workplaces. It was triggered after former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins alleged she was raped in a ministerial office in March 2019. Higgins’ allegations are the subject of separate criminal proceedings. The review found gender inequality in the political ecosystem was a key driver of bullying, sexual harassment and sexual assault within commonwealth parliamentary workplaces.
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