3 women in STEM have their say on the gender pay gap, diversity and inclusion on Equal Pay Day
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s (WGEA) latest national gender pay gap figures saw the pay gap increase for women over the last six months to 14.2%. This means Equal Pay Day 2021 is today, August 31, marking the 61 extra days from the end of last financial year that women, on average, must work to earn the same annual pay as men.
Disconcertingly, that’s two days more than 2020 and 2019, when the figure was 59 days.
The national gender pay gap widened by 0.8%, up from 13.4% last year, with men on average earning $261.50 a week more than women…
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