The Case for Action on Gender Equal Parental Leave
Increasingly organisations continue to examine and improve their family leave policies to better support new parents, however, the question remains:
What should a best practice parental leave program deliver employees and leaders in a post covid world?
In this next roundtable, we explore and share:
- What makes a competitive parental leave policy in the context of our new ‘future of work’ paradigm, in a post covid world
- How to develop a gender equal policy
- How to measure the impact of a parental leave policy
- Discuss examples of latest thinking around developing parental leave programs
- Why your parental leave policy is vital to your gender equality strategy
Join the Parents At Work team and special guests as they share their experience designing world leading parental leave policies. Our special guests include:
- Alison Kitchen, Chair, KPMG – Alison is a vocal spokesperson on improving Government PPL and will speak to KPMG’s new 26 weeks label free new policy
- Danielle Wood, CEO, The Grattan Institute – Danielle is launching a ‘hot off the press’ research paper on improving Paid Parental Leave
Please note: This exclusive by invitation only online roundtable is limited to 25 participants. Please email [email protected] to request attendance or to go on the waitlist.
The future of work has arrived. It’s more fluid and unpredictable than anyone could have imagined. So how are organisations adapting their approach to operate in a new virtual, agile and hybrid workplace where the usual office based, clock on clock off rules no longer apply?
- What are the implications for individual and team-based collaboration, performance and wellbeing?
- How can flexible hybrid working be structured to deliver maximum success?
- How are leadership teams rising to the challenge to embed hybrid working approaches across their business?
- What challenges and wins have been experienced across workplaces that can be shared from other organisations?
Hear from experts including:
- Deloitte Consulting: Elise Sharpley, Partner, Deloitte
- QBE Insurance: Catherine McNair, Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing
- Flex We Are: Ariane Virtue, Partner
Please note: This exclusive by invitation only online roundtable is limited to 25 participants. Please email [email protected] to request attendance.
Briefing and Education Sessions
These sessions are to help employers understand more about what it takes to be certified as a Family Friendly Workplace, including details of the simple step by step process it involves. The education sessions will be led by Family Friendly Workplaces Certifiers who will provide time for a Q&A discussion to give you the opportunity to ask any questions you have.
This session is for leaders, HR and D&I professionals who are serious about having their organisation certified and would like to begin the initial steps.
Rethinking the Work + Family Divide
How workplaces are embracing being family inclusive
Learn what some of Australia’s first certified Family Friendly Workplaces are doing to bridge the work and family divide, close the gender equality gap, tackle discrimination, improve flexible working as well as overall wellbeing of their workplaces.
Moderated by Angela Priestley, Founder of Women’s Agenda the panel includes:
- Eleanor Debelle – Interim Chief Customer Officer – QBE AUSPAC
- Alison Hernandez – Managing Director – APAC, Randstad RiseSmart
- Lisa Annese – CEO, Diversity Council of Australia
FAMILY FRIENDLY WORKPLACES:
NATIONAL WORK + FAMILY STANDARDS
Launch of a new recognition framework
New Work + Family Standards provide employers with a benchmark of best practice guidelines that support employees meet their work, family and wellbeing needs, developed in partnership by Parents At Work and Unicef Australia. The Family Friendly Workplaces recognition framework certifies employers as a Family Inclusive Workplace™.
Join moderator Annabel Crabb as she talks to a panel of leaders in corporate Australia who are dominating the charge, including:
- Ann Sherry, Chair, UNICEF Australia
- Alan Docherty, CFO, Commonwealth Bank
- Steven Worrall, MD, Microsoft Australia
- Clare Harding, CSO, Deloitte
For more information visit www.familyfriendlyworkplaces.com.au