Women in the UK aged between 50 and 59 earn on average 20.5% less than their male counterparts, facing a gender pay gap significantly larger than the UK-wide gap of 14.2%, therefore it is clear that the impact of women’s labour market inequality is compounded over a working lifetime.
This edition for April captures articles related to the gender pay gap and its causes, including pay discrimination and occupational segregation.
New working paper: Shifting the Balance? Exploring the trade union responses to tackling gendered occupational segregation
Close the Gap has recently launched a new working paper, Shifting the Balance? Exploring the trade union responses to tackling gendered occupational segregation, which aims to assess what work is being undertaken by trade unions to address occupational segregation.