Abbott slams "anti-men" gender quota idea - NEWS.com.au

Tony Abbott has rubbished an idea for the Human Rights Commission to set new gender workforce quotas, labelling it "anti-men". Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins reportedly wants the federal government to make private sector contractors hire ...

Hire More Women Or Miss Out - TripleM Sydney

It's all part of a new quota plan reportedly put forward by the Australian Human Rights Commission, which could see companies lose out to Government contracts, in a bid to close the pay gap which is currently at about 16 per cent between men and women.

Commentators slam plan to force government to hire women - Daily Mail

Social commentator Prue Macsween says a plan to force government agencies into hiring more women is the 'crazy' agenda of 'wimpy blokes and ball-breaking women'. Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins wants federal agencies to only hire ...

Contractors could be forced to employee 40 per cent women - Daily Mail

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner has called upon government agencies to take action and to force the private sector to hire more women. Kate Jenkins wants federal agencies to only hire contractors who have 'demonstrated efforts to improve gender ...

Employ 40% women or lose contracts - dailytelegraph.com.au

GOVERNMENT contractors would be forced to employ a workforce consisting of at least 40 per cent women under new sex quotas set by the Australian Human Rights Commission. Companies that fail or refuse to recruit similar numbers of men and women ...