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Tag archives: women in the workplace

The problem is not that men don’t want women to work. The problem is there are no damn jobs.

Helen Razer February 21, 2017 3 Comments

Naked sexism popped up this week in the personage of James C. Green, who says women should stay home because men earn more anyway. But the real problem, of course, is that there are no jobs.

The looming crisis for women in Oz tech

Bernard Keane March 16, 2016 9 Comments

One of the most important industries in Australia has few women -- and the situation is getting worse. Bernard Keane looks at the tech sector and its "female problem".

Annabel Crabb needs a wife — and you do, too

Annabel Crabb needs a wife — and you do, too

Margot Saville September 30, 2014 11 Comments

The veteran ABC writer and broadcaster was in fine form at the launch of her new book. If only she had a wife to corral her three children, it might have gone off without a hitch.

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: screw you all edition

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: screw you all edition

Jane Caro April 16, 2014 6 Comments

Let's tackle the real bludgers in our society -- pensioners, young people trying to get an education and asylum seekers. Screw 'em!

Poetry and protest

Crikey March 11, 2014

Crikey readers talk art, protest, the Sydney Biennale, internships and whether traditional "women's work" is undervalued.

Get Fact: do men make much more than women for the same job?

Get Fact: do men make much more than women for the same job?

Cassidy Knowlton March 7, 2014 20 Comments

Australian men are said to earn 17.1% more than Australian women, and even those in the same jobs are paid 10% more just for being men. Right? Well, not exactly ...

Stop talking about gender diversity and actually hire women

Stop talking about gender diversity and actually hire women

Crikey February 26, 2014

Women are still woefully underrepresented on Australian boards and at the top Australian companies. Women's Agenda's Georgina Dent says the solution isn't a best-practice resources kit -- it's hiring women.

Few Oz businesses giving the green light to gender diversity

Few Oz businesses giving the green light to gender diversity

Crikey September 26, 2013 4 Comments

Just 8% of Australian companies are making a demonstrable commitment to gender divsersity principles, writes Women's Agenda acting editor Georgina Dent.

Pollies collect perks while working-class women struggle

Crikey June 26, 2013 3 Comments

Crikey readers talk Edward Snowden, the Newstart Allowance and why the heck anyone is going to vote for an Abbott government.

Greens take over where ALP left off

Crikey June 24, 2013 1 Comment

Crikey readers have their say on the Greens, Cardinal George Pell and what really happened at that stockbrokers' dinner.