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Flat White

The media’s lazy discourse on the gender pay gap

9 March 2024

8:37 PM

9 March 2024

8:37 PM

The so-called gender pay gap has been on everybody’s lips of late. The launch of WGEA’s comprehensive database has revealed significant pay disparities between the sexes and sparked all kinds of feelings from those who have long jostled for change – relief that salary data is publicly available, outrage that women on average earn less than men, and determination to fight for progress.

The launch of the WGEA database has not, however, sparked much thinking from those jostlers.

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