Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Equal pay requires equal work

Some researcher does something not very politically correct- tell the bleeding obvious to the horror of his audience.

THE pay equity gap between men and women in Australia will not close until women are prepared to work longer hours, an academic says.

Social researcher for the University of Melbourne Mark Wooden said men were earning on average 15 per cent more than women because they put in more time at the workplace.

"All high achievers in all walks of life ... put in long hours into their activity,'' Professor Wooden said.

"It's (the pay equity gap) got a lot to do with the fact that women are not prepared to work longer hours.'' ......

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