LABOUR WANTS WAGE TRANSPARENCY SURVEYS TO TACKLE PAY GAP

Labour wants companies to publish wage transparency surveys to tackle the gender pay gap.

Women on average earn 14 per cent less than men, which is the equivalent of working one month of the year for free.

Under the new bill companies with more than 50 employees would have to regularly report on their gender pay levels.

Labour leader Brendan Howlin says he doesn’t believe the difference in wages is caused by legacy contracts:

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