$25k gap shows gender pay parity a distant dream

Original article by Stephen Lunn
The Australian – Page: 2 : 19-Nov-19

New data from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency shows that the gender pay gap has narrowed by 0.5 per cent in 2019, to 20.8 per cent. Meanwhile, the agency’s latest gender equality scorecard shows that more than 50 per cent of employers have yet to introduce employer-funded paid parental leave, while the proportion of female CEOs remains unchanged at 17.1 per cent. However, WGEA director Libby Lyons notes that more employers are now offering paid domestic violence leave.


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