A new report reinforces the widely accepted myth of a gender pay gap but the truth is this: when women make the same career choices as men, the pay's the same. There's an essential, frustrating truth about the gender pay gap: you can size it up or down depending on what you'd like to measure—and what you'd like to measure depends on what you think the pay gap is are you talking about all women across the economy in a specific industry a specific company. April 10 was equal pay day that means women had to work all of 2017 and up to this day in 2018 to catch up with what men earned in 2017 alone read the latest facts and data about equal pay, see why the gender pay gap still exists, and learn how it impacts women and families. Is the wage gap real yes but it might not be what you think it is we explore the role workforce flexibility plays in the wage gap and why the pharmacy industry solution offers clues to what might be done.
The truth about the gender pay gap – video explainer we dispel some of the myths around the gender pay gap, and explain what it really means and why it matters 3:18 published: 1:04 pm the truth about the gender pay gap – video explainer. Britain has carried out one of the biggest data-gathering exercises on the gender pay gap, exposing large disparities between the average pay given to men and women in some of the country's best-known companies we dispel some of the myths around the gap and explain what it really means and why it. Tuesday is supposedly “equal pay day,” but what does that mean well, according to outdated, flawed, and incomplete statistics that say women make only 82 cents on the dollar, compared with men, equal pay day signifies how long into the new year women have to work just to catch up to the earnings.
Women earn 79 cents on the dollar compared with men but the gender wage gap is much, much more than one number. If you take one simple truth from this guide, i hope it's this: the pay gap is real this guide backs up this assertion with the latest evidence and presents ideas for what we can do about it the american association of university women (aauw) has been on the front lines of the fight for pay equity since 1913 aauw members. But in truth, the only mirage is the presumed logic behind these arguments, and the ability of conservatives to understand some basic social science concepts: although these additional variables do indeed narrow the pay gap (though not eliminate it), all the things they seem to think explain gender pay. However, the focus on famous faces and high-profile businesses does not reflect the reality of what the gender pay gap means for most women the truth is, the gender pay gap disproportionately affects working class women when you are working pay-day to pay-day, every little counts when i think back.
Our world in data presents the empirical evidence on global development in entries dedicated to specific topics this blog post is closely related to a companion article where we discuss the drivers of the gender pay gap it is also related to our articles exploring female labor force participation trends and. Search “gender wage gap,” and the suggestion that google's algorithm immediately spits out is “gender wage gap myth” meaning that a considerable number of people seeking information about the gender wage gap are skeptical about its very existence realizing that many intelligent, knowledgeable.
The 805 percent wage ratio figure, the most commonly used figure to measure the gender wage gap in the united states, is often derided as misleading, a myth, or worst of all, a lie in this post, we argue that the figure is an accurate measure of the inequality in earnings between women and men who work full-time,.
The pay gap is real this commonsense guide updated regularly with current statistics from the bureau of labor statistics and the census bureau provides the latest evidence about the gender pay gap in the united states as well as ideas for what we can do about it read more. Companies are being forced to publish how much they pay men and women – so they've found ways to cover up the truth mps this week laid into law and accounting firms for divulging gender pay gaps that do not account for the highest -paid workers, because – the companies argue – partners are classed. After years of being economical with the truth, i am glad to see the economist clearly stating that women do get paid as much as men for equal work and employers are not in the habit of discriminating against women in my experience , employers bend over backwards to accommodate women to increase diversity in their.
This guide provides key facts about the gender pay gap in the united states, along with explanations and resources information. It brings home to us all a stark truth: the pay gap is far too ingrained and systemic an issue to make female run companies immune indeed, dame carolyn mccall's former company, easyjet, reported the highest pay gap of any ftse 100 company at 45 per cent while jayne-anne gadhia cbe, ceo of. The simple truth about the gender pay gap is that it exists, but not for the reasons that politicians, bureaucrats, and feminists have led you to believe here's 5 reasons why it's ideological propaganda.