Rachel Matheson
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Rachel Matheson liked Jonathan Mamaril's blog post False Allegations – Further Trend Of “Upward” Bullying
Oct 31
A blog post by Rachel Matheson was featured

Distinguishing parents and carers in the workplace, why it matters

Many workplaces have information, policies, portals and hubs for parents caring for children. Supporting families and developing family friendly workplaces is to be applauded. Parents and guardians who access parental leave are often classified as primary or secondary carers.However, it is important to know that there is a large group of people who are carers (1 in 8 according to Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2015) that do not include parents (with some exceptions). Commonwealth legislation…See More
Oct 30
Rachel Matheson posted a blog post

Distinguishing parents and carers in the workplace, why it matters

Many workplaces have information, policies, portals and hubs for parents caring for children. Supporting families and developing family friendly workplaces is to be applauded. Parents and guardians who access parental leave are often classified as primary or secondary carers.However, it is important to know that there is a large group of people who are carers (1 in 8 according to Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2015) that do not include parents (with some exceptions). Commonwealth legislation…See More
Oct 30
Rachel Matheson liked Shane Koelmeyer's blog post Acts of gross stupidity: Workplace bullies convicted and fined for breaching WHS duties
Sep 27
A blog post by Rachel Matheson was featured

Diversity and inclusion in the workforce: defining employees who are carers

While 1 in 8 is the official figure for the number of Australian employees who are carers, it is likely that this is an under representation as many carers don’t identify as one. This is particularly so for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and for Aboriginal Australians.It is important that employers recognise and support carer populations in…See More
Sep 20
Rachel Matheson posted a blog post

Diversity and inclusion in the workforce: defining employees who are carers

While 1 in 8 is the official figure for the number of Australian employees who are carers, it is likely that this is an under representation as many carers don’t identify as one. This is particularly so for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and for Aboriginal Australians.It is important that employers recognise and support carer populations in…See More
Sep 20
Rachel Matheson liked Vince Scopelliti's blog post How to Move Forward After a Workplace Investigation
Sep 16
Rachel Matheson liked Danielle Buckley's blog post 5 proven steps to boost your mental health
Sep 6
Rachel Matheson liked Shane Koelmeyer's blog post Only time will tell: Full Court decides meaning of “day” for personal/carer’s leave
Sep 6
Rachel Matheson liked Mark Brand's blog post Are you handling outplacement the right way?
Sep 6
Rachel Matheson liked Lisa Baker's blog post Will the Real (and Successful) Performance Management Step Forward?
Aug 27
A blog post by Rachel Matheson was featured

Workforce Management | Creating Carer Friendly Workplaces

In the coming years, more people than ever before will need to take on caring responsibilities.Advances in medical technology mean that people with disability are living longer, while Australians are retiring later and choosing to age at home. If employees are not currently caring now, they will likely care for someone in the future or will need care themselves. Creating…See More
Aug 27
Rachel Matheson posted a blog post

Workforce Management | Creating Carer Friendly Workplaces

In the coming years, more people than ever before will need to take on caring responsibilities.Advances in medical technology mean that people with disability are living longer, while Australians are retiring later and choosing to age at home. If employees are not currently caring now, they will likely care for someone in the future or will need care themselves. Creating…See More
Aug 26
Rachel Matheson updated their profile
Aug 26
Rachel Matheson is now a member of HR Daily Community
Aug 26

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Company website/blog
http://https://carersandemployers.org.au/
How many employees in your company?
1-49
What areas of HR are you particularly passionate about?
Learning and Development
Workforce Management
Change Management
Talent Retention
HRIS
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking

Rachel Matheson's Blog

Distinguishing parents and carers in the workplace, why it matters

Posted on October 30, 2019 at 12:24 0 Comments

Many workplaces have information, policies, portals and hubs for parents caring for children. Supporting families and developing family friendly workplaces is to be applauded. Parents and guardians who access parental leave are often classified as primary or secondary carers.

However, it is important to know that there is a large group of people who are carers (1 in 8 according to Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2015) that do not include parents (with some exceptions). Commonwealth…

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Diversity and inclusion in the workforce: defining employees who are carers

Posted on September 20, 2019 at 13:00 0 Comments

While 1 in 8 is the official figure for the number of Australian employees who are carers, it is likely that this is an under representation as many carers don’t identify as one. This is particularly so for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and for Aboriginal Australians.

It is important that…

Continue

Workforce Management | Creating Carer Friendly Workplaces

Posted on August 26, 2019 at 16:48 0 Comments

In the coming years, more people than ever before will need to take on caring responsibilities.

Advances in medical technology mean that people with disability are living longer, while Australians are retiring later and choosing to age at home. If employees are not…

Continue

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