The paper "Me Too: Does Workplace Sexual Harassment Hurt Firm Value?" shows that firms with high levels of sexual harassment decline in value.
If we really want to close the gender pay gap, we need to talk about traps we fall into at home.
The Supreme Court will decide in the next year whether sexual orientation and gender identity are covered under federal employment discrimination law.
Unions should move their focus away from traditional collective bargaining and instead embrace new ways to attract new members, such as by offering discounted benefits and engaging in more advocacy.
Employers that make accommodations for workers with autism can help all workers and make our workplaces more just and productive for all.
By chance, a sociologist started an experiment the day sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein became public. As the #MeToo movement gained steam, people's responses changed.
In most states, employers aren't required to accommodate the unique needs of pregnant women except in limited circumstances.
Added to the complications of dealing with such a unique type of loss, is the fact that many people feel uncomfortable talking about personal issues with their colleagues.
Research shows two-thirds of women surveyed reported a moderate to severe impact on their working lives and some even left employment altogether.
In the last year, workplace culture faced major upheaval for working women. We at The Conversation put together our reporting on that very topic from 2018.
While US companies have made significant strides in creating workplaces that are more inclusive of transexual individuals, discrimination and employment penalties remain.
Universal low-cost childcare and workplace flexibility will help mothers return to the workplace and are important investments in the Australian workforce.
In France, expressions of spirituality are rare in workplace, but the situation has evolved since the 2010s. How important is this phenomenon and what are the impacts on the organisations?
Menopause at work is about creating a supportive environment for women, not managing menopause.
Pledging to destigmatise mental health in the workplace is admirable, but it comes with problems too.
Brendan O'Connor on Labor’s industrial relations agenda
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O'Connor says Labor remains totally opposed to the government's Ensuring Integrity legislation, which the Coalition wants to resurrect. "I can't see this bill in any way being salvageable."
Research shows that trust is 'knowable' -- you can calculate whether you can trust an individual, based on their behaviours.
Managers work tirelessly to modernise offices, innovate and cut costs, but what really boosts employee performance? The answer is the scientific method: design, test, and measure.
Many of our offices are filthy, which doesn't just trigger a sense of disgust but can make us sick.
Employees with more than one cultural identity can help improve an organization’s performance.