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Alison Preston

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21 Sep 2009
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In the recent Global Gender Gap Report released by the World Economic Forum (W.E.F.) Australia, along with New Zealand, were highlighted as “leaders in closing the gender gap”. Based on the W.E.F’s benchmarking tool, the Gender Gap Index (G.G.I.), Australia achieved a rank of 15,...

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23 Jun 2009
243

This report examines the gender composition of industry and occupational sectors and analyses recent trends.

It explores the role of minimum wages in shaping gender pay differentials and provides quantitative analysis of the possible causes of observed differences in the earnings of Australian men...

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15 Aug 2007
115

This report analyses qualitative findings about the impact of WorkChoices on women workers most of whom are on minimum wages.This report analyses qualitative findings about the impact of WorkChoices on women workers most of whom are on minimum wages.

The WorkChoices amendments to the...

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1 Aug 2007
40

In introducing the ‘WorkChoices’ reforms, the federal government argued that they would encourage increased wages, particularly through Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs). Using unpublished data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Employee Earnings and Hours (EEH) Survey for May 2006 (released March 2007), this report...

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