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Gender pay gap report highlights lifetime inequity

The ACTU has taken a lifecycle approach in its latest report on the gender pay gap, showing inequity starts early for young girls who typically receive 11% less pocket money and persists into retirement, when women's superannuation balances are on on average less than half those of men.

FWC probes link between enterprise bargaining and productivity

Almost half of federally registered enterprise agreements contain general commitments to improve productivity and a high proportion identify specific productivity measures, but their effectiveness is difficult to measure, according to a new FWC report.

Most would ditch unsocial hours if no penalty rates: study

A new study shows that more than half of employed Australians who receive additional pay for non-standard hours would stop working them if those penalties were removed, countering claims from some employers that the work patterns are a lifestyle choice.