Discrimination

Thresholds lock out older workers

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Older worker

Clay Lucas Report on age discrimination says thresholds should be dismantled as population ages.

Over 50? Move aside old 'codger'

Businessman

Adele Horin Male workers on average salaries are the biggest victims of age discrimination, a study shows.

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Michael Pascoe

Spare a thought for the self-employed

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Michael Pascoe Small businesses treated as second-class citizens, but they keep the country functioning.

The gender agenda at work

How we differ.

James Adonis New research shows men and women in the workplace aren’t just different; they’re opposites.

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Lost for words

James Adonis The ‘sticks and stones’ mantra of “words will never hurt me” has been put to the test in the workplace.

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How to sabotage your career

James Adonis Has your job stalled, or maybe even your business? You could blame everyone else, or you could take a look in the mirror.

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A nip and tuck to get ahead

Cosmetic surgery.

James Adonis A survey released this week has revealed one-fifth of working women admit they’d consider getting cosmetic surgery to further their career.

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Sexual harassment at work

Sexual harassment.

James Adonis While the David Jones allegations tear apart its once-pristine brand, I spoke to two of Australia’s most respected experts about the real issue.

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Working towards peace of mind

Mental illness.

James Adonis It’s inevitable that all managers will have to deal with one of the most delicate issues in the workplace: mental illness.

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Managing

Problems higher for casual workers: unions

Casual jobs

Young workers are more likely to be sexually harassed, discriminated against and underpaid as they become trapped in casual jobs, unions say.

Treading carefully: persevering with under-performers

Risky Business

Belinda Williams Individuals wield significant power in small businesses. So how long can employers afford to persevere with under-performing staff?