Our People


Managing our people responsibly and respectfully, while inspiring them to achieve superior performance, is critical to the ongoing success of our business. We promote collaboration, diversity, safety, health and wellbeing in the workplace. We strive to equip our people with the right skills to perform their roles by providing them with development opportunities to learn new skills. Finally, we reward and recognise our people for their contributions to our business success. Executive management teams, each including a senior Human Resources (HR) professional, are accountable for implementing HR practices that fulfil our employment responsibilities, provide a supportive and inclusive environment and support our business strategy.

OUR WORKFORCE

CSL's total workforce, including the Novartis influenza vaccines business operations now under Seqirus, has grown to a total of 17,021 employees (as at 30 June 2016). Our people are employed in more than 30 countries across a number of geographic regions. As with past years, our workforce continues to grow to accommodate an expanding network of CSL Plasma centres, an expansive market presence and a growing footprint across our manufacturing sites in Australia, Germany, Switzerland, the UK and the US.

OUR TOTAL WORKFORCE NUMBERS1

Division 15-16
CSL Behring 7,789
CSL Plasma 6,839
CSL Limited2 444
Seqirus 1,949
Total 17,021
1 Staff on payroll and excludes contractors, consultants, casual/temporary staff. Data as at 30 June 2016. In 2014/15, the total headcount, excluding the acquired Novartis influenza vaccine business, was 14,874
2 CSL Limited includes CSL Corporate and Australian-based R&D staff.

OUR TOTAL WORKFORCE BY EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT1


1 Staff on payroll and excludes contractors, consultants, casual/temporary staff. Data as at 30 June 2016.

OUR PERMANENT WORKFORCE BY EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT1


* Total represents permanent employees only

OUR TOTAL WORKFORCE COVERED BY COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS1

Total workforce covered by collective bargaining agreements – 14%


Our workforce recognised

Over the reporting period, our operations received a number of employer awards. CSL Behring Bern received the Swiss Employer of the Year in the large company category (1,000+ employees), CSL Behring Marburg was awarded the most Family Friendly Company in the region, CSL Plasma was awarded the 2015 Employer of the Year from the Education Corporation of America, and CSL Italy was voted a Great Place to Work.

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