Kate Andrews writes for The Telegraph
We have thousands of new gender pay gap statistics to rummage through this weekend, now that large organisations have reported their data publicly for 2018. But despite this huge influx of information, we are still far off tackling the real roots of the gender pay gap.
The reporting measures reveal the mean and median calculations of hourly pay for men and women in the workplace, as well as an analysis of bonus payments and breakdown of men and women in pay quartiles across the organisation. This has revealed some eye-catching statistics – as media headlines lament 30, 40, and even 50 per cent gender pay gaps in favour of men.
But these numbers do not tell the full story. At worst, they confuse the narrative and distract us from the major issues facing working women today.
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