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Companies face name and shame on gender wage gap under ALP – Sydney Morning Herald

Large companies’ gender pay gaps would be made public under a Labor plan it says will help narrow the $242 a week difference between men and women.

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While the Fair Work Commission has the power to order pay increases for low-paid workers in female-dominated industries, Labor says it will strengthen this by establishing a statutory equal remuneration principle.
It says this will make it easier for the commission to assess if a group of workers is receiving equal pay for equal or comparable work.
Mr Albanese, along with Labors spokesperson for women, Tanya Plibersek, and opposition industrial relations spokesman Tony Burke, said the commitments…

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