Family Friendly Employers

Category: Gender

Father Friendly Workplaces (2008)

Australian Government

“More and more employers across all industries are recognising that introducing family-friendly policies makes good business sense. The many benefits to be gained include increased productivity and efficiency flowing from greater flexibility, reduced absenteeism and staff turnover, and recruitment advantages. Work and family balance is not just a ‘women’s issue’, as is sometimes supposed. Many men are also finding it difficult to juggle priorities, which for many include deep-seated needs to care for their children. Therefore it is important that organisations design policies which recognise and cater for the particular needs of both men and women.”


Last Updated:
August 2008