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.
Bringing office supplies home - or stealing from your workplace - may seem like a good idea when you are upset with your boss, but think again, your issues may be easier solved through communication.
Human Resources must adapt quickly to changes in the workplace to remain relevant and useful.
Every day people around the world go to work expecting to return home safely to their families. But the reality is that many never return due to workplace accidents that could have been prevented.
Research shows that being agreeable can come at a cost in terms of income and career success. But it can be used to your advantage if combined with being strategic and conscientious.
Our study found that office workers performed just the same, whether the air conditioning was set at 22°C or 25°C. But making that tweak can cut energy use by 18%.