Pay Gap

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Pay Gaps in UK – The requirement for companies to publish their gender pay gaps came into effect in early April

This requirement for transparency has led to some major embarrassments for UK companies. The bank JP Morgan, for instance, reported a 54 per cent median pay gap. But it also sparked a wider push, both within firms and across business, to identify the causes of – and possible solutions to – Britain’s ongoing gender pay … Continue reading

Journalism vs Public Relations in US – The growing pay gap

The salary gap between public relations specialists and news reporters has widened over the past decade – to almost $20,000 a year, according to 2013 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data analyzed by the Pew Research Center. At the same time, the public relations field has expanded to a degree that these specialists now outnumber … Continue reading

What explains the gender wage gap – Nearly 60 percent is influenced by all the structural and social factors

Occupational differences One of the largest driving factors of the gender wage gap is the fact that men and women, on average, work in different industries and occupations; this accounts for up to 49.3 percent of the wage gap, according to some estimates. Women are much more likely than men to be clustered in just a … Continue reading

Gender Pay gap in US / Millennial Women Near Parity

These findings are based on a new Pew Research Center survey of 2,002 adults, including 810 Millennials (adults ages 18 to 32),2 conducted Oct. 7-27, 2013 Continue reading

The Fast Food Pay Gap: $8.25 vs $8.75 Million

The pay gap separating fast-food workers from their chief executive officers is growing at  McDonald’s Corp., Burger King Worldwide Inc. and Yum (YUM)! Brands Inc., which owns the Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and KFC brands. The disparity has doubled at McDonald’s Corp. in the last 10 years, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. At the same time, the company … Continue reading

New Zealand | Gender pay gap widens

The gender pay gap is the biggest it has been in 10 years, according to new data from Statistic New Zealand. The quarterly employment survey shows the gender gap has increased in the year to September by 1.3 per cent, from 12.85 per cent to 14.18 per cent. Pay Equity Challenge Coalition said it was … Continue reading

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