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New body to address pay gap

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HC Online | 02 Jul 2013, 12:00 AM Agree 0
A new Unit has been established by the FWC to address pay equity in Australian workplaces.
  • Male Matters | 03 Jul 2013, 12:08 AM Agree 0
    Re: "So, for example, the ‘caring skills’ needed in female-dominated sectors like health care and teaching have historically not been rewarded as favourably as technical skills needed in more male-dominated industries.”

    If a woman wants the pay given in male-dominated industries, what's stopping her from applying for a job there?

    What do you think will close this gap:

    “In 2011, 22% of male physicians and 44% of female physicians worked less than full time, up from 7% of men and 29% of women from Cejka’s 2005 survey.”

    Mind you, these are some of the most sophisticated women in the country, and they CHOOSE to earn less while getting paid at the same rate as their male counterparts.

    "Will the Ledbetter Act Help Women?" at
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