What do we want? Equal Pay! When do we want it? Now!
What do we want? Equal Pay! When do we want it?
The New Zealand Federation of Business &
Professional Women (BPW NZ) fully supports the Demand Equal
Pay campaign launched today by YWCA Auckland.
statistics reveal that the gender pay gap has jumped in the
past twelve months from 12.85% in September 2011 to 14.18%
“The YWCA have put a fantastic campaign
together which we support wholeheartedly” says Mrs.
Carolyn Savage, President BPW NZ.
“BPW NZ has been
lobbying for equal pay for work of equal value since its
inception in 1939 and we think its about time the gender pay
gap was zero.”
“The current Government has a real
opportunity to empower women in the workplace and increase
productivity by reducing the gender pay gap.
work has been done by Dr Judy McGregor, outgoing EEO
Commissioner, who has drafted a Pay Equality Bill,” says
“We need the Government to listen to the
demands and take action now by introducing the Pay Equality
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