Rugby site closure swings PRH pay gap

Rugby site closure swings PRH pay gap

Penguin Random House UK’s overall gender pay gap has swung in favour of men, with women now earning 3% less than men working at the company, on the median calculation. The development follows the closure of the publisher's Rugby distribution site.

Last year PRH was the only major house to report a median gender pay gap in favour of women, at -1.6%. However the latest report, which takes data from April 2018, shows a median gender pay gap of 3%. The mean equivalent has slightly reduced from 11.3% (in favour of men) in 2017 to 9.3%.

The 4.6% median swing is due to “the closure of one our di...

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