Commission consultation opens on gender pay gap reporting [UK]

Author: UK Equality & Human Rights Commission, Published on: 12 August 2009

The [Equality and Human Rights] Commission has...launched a consultation on how private and voluntary sector employers with at least 250 staff can measure and report on their gender pay gap. Women working full-time currently earn 17.1 per cent less per hour on average than men, with the gap failing to improve in the past three years. The difference in some sectors such as finance, are much wider and the majority of organisations are not aware of their own gender pay gap...The Commission is working closely with the business sector, including the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and with the Trades Union Congress (TUC), to develop a consistent way to measure the gender pay difference in organisations...

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