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Good news! The Gender Pay Gap Has (Slightly) Decreased

Posted on: Tue 22 Aug 2017

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Don’t pop the champagne just yet, though, there is still a long way to go.

“It has gone down, which is a positive sign, by 0.9% down to 15.3% is the current pay gap which takes us to equal pay day this year being on Monday the 4th of September. Equal pay day is the amount of days after the end of the financial year that women would need to work extra to make the same annual salary as men.” – Jemma Taylor, Feminist Insider

Produced by Casey Tonkin

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