Statistics from the latest AICD Gender diversity progress report show a worrying slowdown in progress towards the AICD’s 30% target for women on ASX 200 boards.
The aim of gender equality in the workplace is to achieve broadly equal outcomes for women and men, not necessarily outcomes that are exactly the same for all.
Using Average Weekly Earnings data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) calculates the national gender pay gap to be 15.3% for full-time employees, a difference of $251.20 per week. Follow the conversation at #EPD2017. WGEA Director Libby Lyons said Equal Pay Day was an important reminder of the continuing […]
Most women don’t work full-time. Women work part-time at three times the rate of men, which reduces their income and savings capacity.