Gender pay gap in the city 'shocking'
BBC NEWS | UK | Gender pay gap in City 'shocking'
Or is what's shocking more the differences in hours worked, years of experience, ability etc? I'll leave the more logical amongst you to decide...."There are lies, damned lies, and there are feministic statistics". Myself
"Behind every bitch, is a FEMINIST who made her that way....". Myself
Re: Gender pay gap in the city 'shocking'Men working in the UK's financial sector receive five times more in bonus payments than women, according to a survey of 44 leading companies.
On average, women earn £2,875 compared with £14,554 for men, the Equality and Human Rights Commission found.
One of the main reasons for the vast difference in bonuses is that relatively few women reach the top ranks of financial firms where the biggest rewards are paid.
It comes on top of an average difference of 39% between men and women's basic salaries.
The EHRC said the gender divide was "entrenched" by recruitment patterns, with women starting at companies on lower salaries and then being left behind throughout their career.
Ms Harman, who is also minister for women, said: "We cannot tackle discrimination if it is hidden which is why I asked the commission to produce this report.
"Despite many actions taken by the government since 1997, inequality and discrimination still exist
This country has become a laughing stock DB, and I hate to say that, I love my country.Hugh & Mary Discuss Feminist Related Issues (ALL SUBTITLED): http://www.youtube.com/view_play_lis...0081D259987DCD
My YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/6oodfella
You may also enjoy reading the following threads, why not give them a try?
By Dylan MacVillain in forum General NewsReplies: 4Last Post: 4th-July-2009, 07:48 AM
By Tyrael in forum Campaigns & NewsReplies: 2Last Post: 14th-June-2007, 06:12 AM