Tag: gender pay gap

RBS employee wins equal pay case

A former woman employee of the Royal Bank of Scotland won an equal pay case against the Bank. The pay difference was revealed when...

Google addresses pay gap, spends $9.7m on over 10,000 employees

In trying to correct the gender pay gap in the organisation, Google discovered that some of its male software developers were being paid less....

Gender pay gap costs countries $160 trillion in wealth, globally: World...

Globally, women account for only 38 percent of human capital wealth versus 62 percent for men

Iceland makes gender pay disparity illegal

It is the first country in the world to make it illegal for organisations to pay women lesser than men.

Four key insights to reduce gender pay gaps

To achieve success in reducing the pay gap, organisations need to understand the issue holistically and design solutions accordingly.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s male successor to enjoy an easier job...

Thomas McInerney, the new CEO, will get a starting base salary of $2 million, double that of Mayer’s current

Three reasons, why gender pay gap widens with age

Gender pay gap is smallest among young and early-career workers, growing steadily with age into mid- and late career.

After Iceland, Women in France also leave work at sharp 4.34...

The time marks the moment at which they stopped getting paid for, in comparison to men.

 

Why women in Iceland leave work at sharp 2:38 pm

To protest against 14 per cent gender pay gap, thousands of women employees across the country walked out of their workplaces at 14 per cent short of their work time.

Reasons behind widening gender pay gap in India

Preference given to male workers while recruiting or promoting to senior roles, and the career-breaks women take for certain personal and societal reasons are the primary causes behind this gap.

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HAL staff protest against systematic discrimination

Employees of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) have accused the Company of following discriminatory practices. The employees’ union of HAL recently called for a hunger...

Employee surveillance may become more invasive

Very soon employers will be able to keep track of their employees at all times by getting them to use an app and fitness...

Philips’ Smriti Handa joins Reckitt; Mahima K moves to global role

Smriti Handa has been appointed as the regional HR director for India and South Asia, Reckitt Benckiser (RB). Prior to this role, she was...

Employee Assistance Programme—the key to happy workplace

There is an apparent pull and push amongst businesses across industries for one reason— employees. It is a known fact that having the right...

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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

Automation and the volatile behaviour of workers have brought in a lot of challenges for HR in the changing automobile industry, which is now...