Wages--Women

Policy

8 Mar 2019
3

Everyone has the right to equal pay for equal work. Achieving equal opportunity for all genders, while supporting financial and workplace security, must be a priority. The Greens have a 5-point plan to close the Gender Wage Gap in Australia. We will support women’s rights...

Report

1 Mar 2019
243

This report provides insight into positive change that has been made across different sectors in recent years and highlights the importance of workplace policy initiatives in ensuring women continue to progress into senior positions and in narrowing the gender pay gap in Australia.

Report

25 Feb 2019
386

The women who make our clothes are entrenched in a cycle of poverty — because big Australian brands allow poverty wages.

Other text

20 Nov 2018
26

The inaugural Women’s Economic Security Statement , builds upon the Australian government’s strong progress in supporting women’s economic security, with a focus on three key pillars; workforce participation, earning potential and economic independence.

Report

Key fndings from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s 2017-18 reporting data
13 Nov 2018
133

The results of the WGEA's latest dataset emphasise the importance of measuring workplace gender equality. The data shows that change is happening in Australian workplaces.

Report

ASX100 companies' commitments and disclosures related to gender pay equity
27 Jul 2018
103

Gender pay equity is achieved when women and men receive equal pay for work of equal or comparable value. A disparity between women and men’s pay is often referred to as the ‘gender pay gap’ or ‘gender pay inequity’. The gender pay gap refers to...

Working paper

Report commissioned by the Ministry for Women, New Zealand
28 May 2018
24

This paper is an initial exploration of what we can learn regarding the drivers of the gender pay gap in New Zealand from combining administrative wage data, birth records, and survey data on hours worked and earnings.

Report

10 May 2018
197

This report analyses two types of data on gender pay: the economy-wide data produced by the ONS, and new organisation-level data published for the first time in April 2018 by more than 10,000 large employers, following the introduction of new reporting requirements.

Report

2 Mar 2018
186

This third report in the Gender Equity Insights series extends and strengthens the evidence base around gender pay gaps and how these have changed over time across Australian workplaces.

Blog post

23 Feb 2018
89

The ‘gender pay gap’ is a major contributor to conditions that enable and perpetuate domestic and family violence. That women on average earn much less than men increases their vulnerability to financial abuse, makes it difficult for them to leave violent relationships, and leaves them...

Working paper

1 Dec 2017
246

The complex system of occupation and industry-specific minimum wages has the potential to close the gender wage gap by ensuring equal minimum pay for equal jobs, but it also has the potential to widen it by discriminating against jobs more commonly held by women.

Report

Key findings from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s 2016-17 reporting data
17 Nov 2017
523

More employers are taking action to address pay gaps and gender imbalances that persist across the economy, according to 2016-17 workplace data released today by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).

Report

Produced by Deloitte Access Economics for Oxfam Australia
29 Oct 2017
200

This report shows that while many leading and iconic Australian fashion brands are enjoying increases in revenue, the workers making our clothes – the vast majority of whom are women - are trapped in a cycle of poverty.

Working paper

29 Aug 2017
83

The study by researchers at Motu Economic and Public Policy found that men and women were statistically indistinguishable in how much value they add to their firms, but the average woman was paid only 84 cents for every $1 for the average man.

Report

30 Mar 2017
171

Multinational corporations face a maze of gender pay gap reporting requirements—meeting them is vital

Report

1 Mar 2017
373

A new analysis of Agency data shows that sizeable gender pay gaps persist across the workforce, but that improving gender balance in leadership teams measurably improves pay equity in organisations.

Gender Equity Insights 2017: Inside Australia's Gender Pay Gap , the second in...

Report

Report commissioned by the Ministry for Women, New Zealand
27 Feb 2017
116

This study examines the gender pay gap in New Zealand.

Working paper

19 Oct 2016
16

When we understand admin data has errors, surveys don’t look bad.

This paper analyses the measurement error and earnings dynamics of two sources of individuals' annual earnings from Statistics New Zealand's Survey of Family, Income and Employment (SoFIE) and administrative linked employer-employee data (LEED)...

Briefing paper

18 Aug 2016
298

Professor Lisa Heap's study titled, Women’s Rights at Work (WRAW), on the experiences of women at work in Victoria, has created a dialogue with Victorian working women regarding their experiences at work, and in seeking work. Commencing in 2016, this dialogue with Victorian working women...

Report

8 Mar 2016
236

This report by Catalyst Australia looks at the representation of women in leadership at companies included in the ASX50. This index lists Australia's largest publicly-owned companies that are considered leaders in their industry. This research assesses the ASX50 companies and gender equality in four areas:...

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