News tagged with workplace policies

Is pregnancy a disability?

(Medical Xpress) -- The Americans with Disabilities Act should be expanded to include pregnant workers, according to research to be presented Thursday, Jan. 5, at the American Association of Law Schools annual ...

Jan 04, 2012
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Aged care overhaul must consider informal carers

Productivity Commission recommendations to keep Australia's ageing population at home instead of in aged care facilities will put further pressure on informal, unpaid and mostly female carers, a University of Sydney professor ...

Aug 08, 2011
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Lack of sick leave creates tough choices for rural workers

Rural workers have less access to sick leave, forcing them to choose between caring for themselves or family members, and losing pay or perhaps even their jobs when faced with an illness, according to new research from the ...

Jul 11, 2011
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