Gender pay gap
COVID-19 has shone a light on the critical importance of health and care workers, who were applauded and celebrated. This report provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the gender pay gap in the health and care sector – a sector in which women predominate.
The analysis presented in this report is based on a methodology integrating the latest statistics from international organisations and a survey of executives. The report also provides new data on emerging trends in the labour market and society more widely.
The data outlined in this resource further highlights the importance of workplace policies and practices that enable equal participation of women and men throughout their working lives.
This report calls for several, long-overdue changes to make workplaces and society safer for women, close the gender pay gap and ensure all working women have a secure retirement.
The Australian government has claimed that young women are some of the biggest beneficiaries of their income tax cuts over recent years. This analysis shows that the stage 3 tax cuts, which the government has committed to introduce after the next election, will see most...
During 2020-21, the COVID pandemic has impacted workforces and workplaces in Australia, with changes to working conditions, employment patterns as well as a focus on health and wellbeing policies. This report captures data from the aftermath of the first wave of COVID in 2020, up...
The fourth annual impact report presents the actions taken from data contributions from more than 180 Member organisations operating in Australia and internationally and it is understood to be one of the largest cross sector voluntary public disclosures on gender equality measures globally.
A combination of greater levels of part-time work, employment in lower-paid industries, lower hourly rates of pay for women compared to men, and less time in the paid workforce during their working years results in pronounced gender pay, income and superannuation gaps. This paper looks...
In this paper, the authors examine the association between unpaid caregiving by older Americans and time allocated to labor supply, home production, leisure and personal care.
Another generation of women will have to wait for gender parity, according to this report. As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be felt, closing the global gender gap has increased by a generation from 99.5 years to 135.6 years.
A framework is proposed in this report for analysing the impacts of trade and trade policies on women that policy-makers can use in order to ensure that trade and trade policies in their country support women’s economic empowerment.
This report looks at the scale of the gender pay gap between male and female graduates and the factors that may influence this. It finds the overall graduate gender pay gap is not wholly accounted for by subject of study, type of university attended, prior...
Issues relating to the economic security for all Australian women – a white paper (June 2018) update
This white paper focuses on the latest data and research, with a focus on the key issues in gender financial equality. It has revamped and updated where necessary the recommendations from the 2018 white paper that attempted to set a framework for greater economic security...
The main motivation of this paper is to assess whether gender-related persistence in job flexibility outcomes, as measured by work hours and commuting distance, prevents further closing of gender gaps.
The findings presented in this report highlight the experiences and identify strategies and mechanisms to help ensure that gender does not prevent talent from rising to the top jobs in the fundraising sector.
Research performance and age explain less than half of the gender pay gap in New Zealand universities
This research uses a globally unique dataset that scores every individual academic’s holistic research performance in New Zealand to test several common explanations for the gender pay gap in universities.
Pacific peoples in New Zealand are more likely than the rest of the country’s population to engage in unpaid and voluntary work. For this reason, this literature scan has been undertaken to identify research published since 2010, on the nature of unpaid work that is...
There’s a vast gap between the projected lifetime earnings of the average Australian man with kids, compared with the projected earnings of the average Australian woman with kids. The gap is about two million dollars.