Sky News Business Australia, 3 September 2010
The biggest contributing factor to the pay gap between men and women is simply being a woman.
It will take Australian women sixty six extra days of work after the end of the financial year to earn the same as men. This week the Diversity Council Australia and the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency released research finding Australian women on average still earn 18% less than men. A recent report from KPMG found the biggest contributing factor to the pay gap is simply being a woman, so in other words, discrimination.
To view Cherie's interview, where she discusses the above click here