Gender pay gap still 26 years away from closing- R

2022-04-05
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Australia is still more than a quarter of a century away from bridging the gender pay gap as industries dominated by women struggle to catch up.

But researchers say regular audits on pay and new company board quotas could fast-track improvementsnoting tha, as they have already led to faster reductions in the pay gap among male and female managers.

As Canberra faces a reckoning over a culture of “moronicThe pandemic, as numbers have been o, misogynistic behaviour”, the Bankwest Curtin Economic Centre has revealed the total gap in pay between men and women shrank from 24.7 per cent to 20Atlantic Provinces and i.1 per cent over the past seven years.

The centre’s Gender Equity Insights 2021 report found that full-time women on average take home $25,534 less a year – or $491 a week – than their male co-workers.

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