Episode 14: International Women’s Day Special

What is the gender pay gap? How is it calculated? How can we tackle sexual harassment in the workplace? What are the barriers to reporting?

This #IWD2020 we’re joined by Laura Bambrick from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions and Denise Roche from the National Women’s Council of Ireland to look at two key issues impacting gender equality in the workplace.

With 4 out of 5 people who experience sexual harassment in the workplace not reporting it, Laura explains what needs to be done to make our workplaces better. Denise helps answer what the gender pay gap means in practise and how pay transparency, legislation and a new workplace culture can help.

Today’s question: Should employers have to publish salaries in job advertisements?

Comment below with your answer

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