Scientists dissatisfied with pay

The latest Professional Scientists Employment and Remuneration Survey Report has found pay was a significant issue with 34 per cent of survey respondents saying they were dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with their current remuneration level. “While many professional scientists don’t opt for science as a career for the money but rather because they feel it’s…

Google walkout in Sydney part of global protests

Google staff in Sydney walked off the job on 2 November as part of a global protest against the company’s inaction on sexual harassment in the workplace after former senior vice-president Andy Rubin was reportedly given a $90 million exit package following an accusation of sexual harassment. There is also widespread concern at the ethical…