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Women have digital edge at Teachers Mutual, 2019 WGEA Employer of Choice

Teachers Mutual Bank Limited has been noted as one of only 140 Australian companies to be noted as a 2019 Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

25 February 2019

Teachers Mutual Bank Limited has been noted as one of only 140 Australian companies to be noted as a 2019 Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

Teachers Mutual Bank Limited is a leading Australian bank for gender equality and this is particularly evident in its Digital Services team. In an area where women have been traditionally under-represented, Teachers Mutual is establishing strong levels of female representation, with:

  • 100% of Digital Services Management comprising of women.
  • 57% of leadership roles in the Digital Services team held by women.
  • 55% of the Digital Services team being comprised of women.

Photo of our Digital Services team

‘The bank actively promotes and supports women at all levels of the organisation. There would be very few banks that could demonstrate such strong levels of representation across their digital services department as we have,’ said Edith Vilhem, Head of Digital Services, Teachers Mutual Bank Limited.

‘We want staff to be empowered at Teachers Mutual Bank Limited. We want all staff to come to work every day feeling valued and supported, regardless of their gender,’ said Steve James, CEO, Teachers Mutual Bank Limited.

Teachers Mutual Bank Limited is also committed to workplace policies that benefit staff of all genders. Including:

  • 12-weeks paid parental leave, and superannuation paid on parental leave up to 12 months.
  • Flexible working arrangements available across the organisation, including working from home flexibility.
  • 10 days domestic violence leave and 5 days paid domestic violence leave for an employee assisting a family member who is the victim of domestic violence.

This is the fourth consecutive year that Teachers Mutual Bank Limited has been cited as a Workplace Gender Equality Agency, Employer of Choice. The bank was previously cited in 2016, 2017, and 2018.

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