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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Workplace initiatives at Alcoa

Workplace initiative Status
Breastfeeding rooms No
Coaching programs
Continuation of superannuation payments whilst on paid Parental Leave
Continuation of superannuation payments whilst on unpaid Parental Leave No
Domestic and Family Violence policy
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employee engagement scores year on year
Employee turnover rate 2%
Employer is a Pay Equity Ambassador*
Internal Women's networking groups
Leadership development programs
Mentoring opportunities
Minimum tenure required to be eligible for Paid Parental Leave 12 Months
Open to discussing flexible working arrangements at the interview stage?
Opportunities to purchase leave
Paid Parental Leave at full salary for primary carer (not including government-funded parental leave) 16 Weeks
Paid Parental Leave at full salary for secondary carer 1 Week
Paid volunteer days 1 day per annum
Programs for parents returning to work after Parental Leave
Targets to raise the number of women in leadership

About Alcoa

Alcoa invented the aluminum industry in 1888 and continues to innovate with new technologies and processes. As a global leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminium products, our operations here in Australia are among the best in the world and our people are the key to this success.

Bring your whole self

At Alcoa we strive to create an inclusive workplace where employees can bring their whole selves to work. We embrace change, new ideas and promote a culture of respect and equal opportunity. Our employment programs, underpinned by diversity and equality, continue to be recognised and rewarded.

Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 

For the 17th consecutive year, Alcoa of Australia has been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Federal Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) and our Managing Director, Michael Parker is also a proud WGEA Workplace Pay Equity Ambassador.    

Flexible Work Practices

We understand that your work is not the only important part of your life. Alcoa’s flexible work practices meant that you can balance your personal interests and family life alongside your work commitments.

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Feel valued and included

We have an Alcoa Women’s Network which provides awareness, inspiration and connections to advance a culture of inclusiveness and gender diversity.  Alcoa also has an LGBTI action group.

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Great incentives

You’ll work alongside passionate and experienced professionals who care about their job and look out for each other, while earning a competitive salary plus 14% superannuation, and be eligible to receive shares, bonuses and many other benefits.

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A company you can be proud of

Alcoa is an employer of choice, we are an active and supportive partner in the community and have been contributing economically and socially in Western Australia for more than 50 years. 

Alcoa is world recognised for excellence in environmental rehabilitation and we are driven by our values to act with integrity, operate with excellence and care for people.

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