New standards for employers

THE Business Council of Australia (BCA) has released a paper outlining the need for employers to re-think standards of employment to increase workforce participation

THE Business Council of Australia (BCA) has released a paper outlining the need for employers to re-think standards of employment to increase workforce participation.

The report, Engaging our Potential: The Economic and Social Necessity of Increasing Workforce Participation, estimates that more than a million Australians are able to work but can’t due to barriers such as financial, tax, infrastructure, and child care impediments.

The report also highlights employer perception on age and time out of the workforce is a limiting factor for Australia’s potential workforce.

Click here to download the report.

Key contact:

Business Council of Australia

www.bca.com.au

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