Gender pay gap reports show slow progress as men extend advantage

Gender pay gap reports show slow progress as men extend advantage

Gender pay gaps across the industry are widening in some cases, with only narrow progress achieved in others, the latest round of reports indicate as trade figures call for greater transparency.

Figures for median and mean salaries at trade houses, academic publishers and booksellers appear to show there is a long way to go before gender parity on pay is reached. For the large publishing houses, the April 2018 snapshot data showed some key figures actually swinging in men’s favour.

Out of 14 firms where the 2017 median average gap already favoured men, half saw that gap widen in the 2018 ...

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