BPW Australia is disturbed by the almost 1% increase in the pay gap between men and women over the past 12 months. Despite all attempts by government to ensure better workplace practices, somehow employers are missing the mark.
BPW Australia calls upon the government to educate employers about the concept of a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work, and end the secrecy of what men earn in their pay packet compared to women. If there was improved transparency around what workers were paid, women would be better valued for the work they do to keep the Australian economy burning. …Read more
As G20 countries met in Sydney to discuss global trade and finance this week, business leaders came together at an important event highlighting the difference women’s empowerment and gender equity make to the bottom line. The Grattan Institute reports that a six per cent rise in female participation would increase the size of the Australian economy by around $25 billion a year. …Read more
A delegation of 21 BPW Australia members attended the 28th BPW International Congress in Jeju, South Korea, in May. A new International Executive was elected, including new International President Dr Yasmin Darwich of Mexico. BPW Australia was instrumental in the successful adoption of a number of resolutions that will guide the global agenda for the organisation over the next three years. For photographs and more detail, …Read more