25 Nov 2016

Some success, but still stumbling blocks on path to pay equity

From Morning Report, 7:22 am on 25 November 2016
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The push for pay equity took another step forward yesterday when the Government committed to changing the law.

The changes will make it easier for employees who believe they are underpaid because they work in fields dominated by women to approach their employer to raise a pay equity claim.

But there are still questions about whether a law change will make a real difference, and how it might be implemented.