The Wage Gap Exists

Let’s get this straight – the wage gap does exist.

We have women and men doing the same work and not receiving equal pay. You cannot blame it on women’s choices or child-rearing, as I will show in this article. It’s systemic and problematic due to being so deeply ingrained into our work culture and attitudes. Do I believe that we must wait for lawmakers or cultural change to be the saving grace of women everywhere? No, I do not. Here are some of the facts you need to know about the wage gap- and some tips on how to help you bridge the gap The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) using data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) determined that the gender pay gap in 2019 was around 20.8%. Since 2014 the gap has reduced by approximately 4% on full remuneration. This is a good sign but not good enough. Your industry can influence just how big a gap you face. And it’s not always a case of it being traditionally male-dominated industries with the largest gap. Indeed, women in finance, insurance and real estate face double that of

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