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.
gender pay gap
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 […]
Equal Pay Day falls on Monday 4 September this year, marking the additional days from the end of the previous financial year that women must work to earn the same pay as men.
Join the conversation #EPD2017 – on the 4th September. “Australia has achieved genuine equality between women and men in education,” said Ms Lyons WGEA Director Libby Lyons. “However, the persistent gender pay gap reflects the barriers women face in accessing equivalent pay packets to men. “This is ………………. a disaster for women, who are retiring […]
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.