NZ gender pay gap unchanged in more than a decade

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 07 Mar 2017

By Pattrick Smellie March 7 (BusinessDesk) - The gap between what men and women are paid on average has barely shifted in the 14 years since the first major attempt to measure the difference was published in 2003, a new report from the Ministry for Women has found. The report, 'Empirical Evidence of the Gender Pay Gap in New Zealand', says the gender pay gap, based on 2015 income statistics, was 12.7 percent, compared with 12.8 percent in the 2003 study, which was based on data from the late 1990s. In fact, the main thing that's change...

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