UK would slash gender pay gap 21% if lowest-paid work split evenly between men and women, research finds

Too much attention has been paid to top earners, ignoring the fact that women disproportionately work in lowest-paid sectors, says Resolution Foundation
The UK would cut its gender pay gap by more than a fifth if the lowest-paid jobs were evenly distributed among men and women, according to new analysis.
A slew of large firms have published their gender pay gap figures in the run-up to the 4 April deadline for reporting, but much of the focus has been on the gulf between the highest-paid men and women.
The Resolution Foundation described these gaps as “indefensible” but said the fact that women a far more likely to work in low-paid sectors and jobs is a key driver of the gender pay gap and should be given more attention.
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5 Times David Pecker and The Enquirer Defended or Championed Trump

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