Appendix 11 - Employee perception survey results for 2011/12

Your agency is committed to creating a diverse workforce

No response

Agree strongly

Agree somewhat

Neither agree nor disagree

Disagree somewhat

Disagree strongly

Do not know or does not apply

1.2%

34.6%

40.3%

12.9%

3.4%

1.1%

6.5%

Your workplace culture supports people to achieve a suitable work/life balance

No response

Agree strongly

Agree somewhat

Neither agree nor disagree

Disagree somewhat

Disagree strongly

Do not know or does not apply

1.0%

29.6%

44.1%

6.4%

12.2%

5.6%

1.2%

Taking up flexible work options and leave arrangements would limit your career in your agency

No response

Agree strongly

Agree somewhat

Disagree somewhat

Disagree strongly

Do not know or does not apply

1.2%

12.3%

27.8%

20.0%

11.6%

27.0%

Your agency’s policies support the use of flexible work options and leave arrangements and provide relevant information to staff

No response

Agree strongly

Agree somewhat

Disagree somewhat

Disagree strongly

Do not know or does not apply

1.2%

21.3%

41.3%

10.7%

5.5%

21.1%

Your immediate supervisor supports the use of flexible work options and leave arrangements and accommodates the needs of employees

No response

Agree strongly

Agree somewhat

Disagree somewhat

Disagree strongly

Do not know or does not apply

1.5%

33.3%

35.7%

7.0%

3.6%

19%

Has your agency supported you in feeling confident in working with people from different diversity groups

No response

Yes

No

Do not know or no opinion

1.0%

75.5%

5.9%

17.6%

Your workplace culture is equally welcoming of people from all diversity groups(a)

No response

Yes

No

Do not know or no opinion

1.3%

87.0%

3.9%

7.7%

Your immediate supervisor treats employees from all diversity groups in the workplace with equal respect(b)

No response

Yes

No

Do not know or no opinion

2.2%

87.2%

2.1%

8.5%

Your co-workers treat employees from all diversity groups in the workplace with equal respect(c)

No response

Yes

No

Do not know or no opinion

1.4%

87.8%

4.3%

6.5%

Staff making unwelcome comments, jokes or remarks based on a person’s gender or diversity group status is acceptable behaviour in your workplace

No response

Yes

No

Do not know or no opinion

1.0%

15.2%

73.7%

10.2%

Staff making unwelcome sexual advances or other unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature is acceptable behaviour in your workplace

No response

Yes

No

Do not know or no opinion

1.5%

9.0%

80.8%

8.7%

Staff making unwelcome comments, jokes or remarks based on a person’s gender or diversity group status occurs in your workplace(d)

No response

Yes

No

Do not know or no opinion

1.2%

14.2%

69.2%

15.4%

Unwelcome sexual advances or other unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature from staff occurs in your workplace

No response

Yes

No

Do not know or no opinion

1.4%

7.2%

74.6%

16.8%

For questions marked a, b, c, and d, where response was ‘No’ the following diversity groups were selected:

a. If not, people from which diversity group were not welcomed

People from culturally diverse backgrounds

38.5%

People with a disability

17.4%

Indigenous Australians

26.0%

Other

18.1%

b. If not, people from which diversity group were not treated with equal respect by your supervisor

People from culturally diverse backgrounds

34.6%

People with a disability

14.6%

Indigenous Australians

23.1%

Other

27.7%

c. If not, people from which diversity group were not treated with equal respect by your co-workers

People from culturally diverse backgrounds

45.6%

People with a disability

10.7%

Indigenous Australians

29.1%

Other

14.6%

d. If yes, which diversity group were unwelcome comments, jokes or remarks made about

People from culturally diverse backgrounds

39.2%

People with a disability

12.4%

Indigenous Australians

28.5%

Other

20.9%


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