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News - 6 June 2004
Sex discrimination is still rife… especially in the south east
According to a new report from PayFinder.com the gender pay gap is still higher than we think. The pay differential for men and women doing comparable work is 24% on average and a staggering 30% in the south east.
The average figure has risen by 5% in the last year, which makes a mockery of recent efforts to popularise equal opportunities policies.
PathFinder compares different UK salaries in relation to a range of different factors including gender, region and sector. It has observed over the years that men always fare better regardless of age, region and sector.
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