Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - November, 2015
While Malcolm Turnbull was praised for elevating more women to the frontbench when he took the prime ministership, gender inequality is still rife in the high levels of the public service.
After going over the files of thousands of clients ripped off in Macquarie Bank’s financial planning scandal, compensation has been awarded to just 163 people — in a process that has been labelled “farcical” and a “catch-22”.
Communications Minister Mitch Fifield has dismissed the detailed analysis of the $15 billion NBN cost blowout by former CEO Mike Quigley, but has not provided any evidence to show why Quigley was incorrect.
Government finance departments say extensive and superfluous reporting frameworks have pushed them to look for new ways to reduce their “disclosure burden”.
US environmental think-tank, Oil Change International and UK humanitarian think-tank, the Overseas Development Institute, has found the world's biggest economies pay $633 billion a year in subsidies to oil, gas and coal companies.