CHANGE THE RULES FOR GENDER EQUALITY AND ECONOMIC SECURITY
The rules do not work for working women. Women make up 46.2% of the Australian workforce, yet women continue to earn less than men, are less likely to advance their careers as far as men and accumulate less superannuation savings.
4 SEPTEMBER 2017 IS EQUAL PAY DAY.
This day represents the number of extra days women have to work after the financial year in order to earn the same amount that men earn in twelve months.
On this day, IEU members join with members from other ACTU unions to demand action to change the rules for working women.
EQUAL PAY GAP: SHORT CHANGING WOMEN
The national equal pay gap has hovered between 15% and 19% for the past two decades. Currently, the equal pay gap is 15.3%. This means that women earn on average $251.20 less per week than men
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