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March 11, 2013

Workplace Gender Equality Indicators

From 1 April 2013 businesses with 100 or more employees will be required by section 13 of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 to lodge reports each year containing information relating to various gender equality indicators. Background

The Workplace Gender Equality (Matters in relation to Gender Equality Indicators) Instrument 2013 (No. 1) prescribes the matters to be reported with respect to each of 6 indicators for 2013 and then from 1 April 2014:

  • Gender Equality Indicator 1—gender composition of the workforce.
  • Gender Equality Indicator 2—gender composition of governing bodies of relevant employers
  • Gender Equality Indicator 3—equal remuneration between women and men
  • Gender Equality Indicator 4—availability and utility of employment terms, conditions and practices relating to flexible working arrangements for employees and to working arrangements supporting employees with family or caring responsibilities
  • Gender Equality Indicator 5—consultation with employees on issues concerning gender equality in the workplace
  • Gender Equality Indicator 6—sex-based harassment and discrimination

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Posted 11th March 2013 by David Jacobson in Corporate Governance, Workplace