Equal Pay Day Date Announced

23 Aug 2013 7:11 PM | Anonymous

The Workplace Gender Equity Agency (WGEA) has advised, 22nd August 2013, that with the release of the new Average Weekly Earnings data by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, that they have calculated that Equal Pay Day in 2013 will fall on Tuesday, 3rd September.  The new ABS figures show that the current national gender pay gap remains relatively unchanged at 17.5%, and the industries with the highest gender pay gap are health care and social assistance (32.3%), financial and insurance services (31.4%) and professional, scientific and technical services (30.1%).  WGEA will be updating their Gender Pay Gap Factsheet shortly, so check their website at www.wgea.gov.au

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