Women Still Need to Work More to Earn Men’s Salaries

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In today’s day and age, with equality and anti-discrimination laws, it is shocking to hear that women still need to work an extra 65 days per a year to earn the same salaries as men. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics with figures taken from its yearly report, states that this is the difference of a $284.20 per week.

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A majority of employers aren’t aware of the fact that they aren’t paying equally to both genders in a similar roles. Some surveys have suggested that part of the reasoning behind this, is that 63% of men are more likely to ask for a raise, while just 48% of women are likely to do the same.

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