Diversity and flexibility in the workplace

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Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

We hear a lot about diversity and flexibility in the workplace, but what do these terms really mean from an employer’s perspective? A good starting point is to recognise that the Australian workforce is now comprised of a wide range of people with different backgrounds. Some of these differences are fixed (e.g. gender, age, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation and physical attributes); others can be changed (e.g. marital status, education level, religious beliefs, parental status)