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The gender pay gap: addressing the problem, not the symptom.

How far has Australia really come in the last 20 years towards achieving pay equality? Are we doing enough to understand and address the real issues?

Everything you need to know about the gender pay gap, and how employers can leverage talent management processes to drive equality.

“It’s important that we recognise the gender pay gap as a symptom of the wider and pervasive problem of gender inequality and discrimination, that women experience throughout their careers.  Employers need to look carefully at each stage of the employee lifecycle and identify where bias and inequality creep in.

It’s certainly unlikely that we’ll see a real move forward while we continue to entertain discourse around women’s earning potential being negatively impacted by the choices they make.