Money Talks: Women still to catch up in the pay stakes

Good to see that something is finally being done about equal pay.

21st July, 2007

Good to see that something is finally being done about equal pay.

Although it is the 21st century, the average woman still earns 15 per cent less than men, according to a report published by the European Commission last week. The gap is higher for women over a certain age and ironically, for those with a third-level education.

Women aged between 50 and 59 earn at least 30 per cent less than male counterparts in the same age group.

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