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New Zealand company reveals gender pay gap statistics

by Nicholas Roger | Published on 05/26/2022 at 04:33 | Updated on 05/26/2022 at 06:01

MinterEllisonRuddWatts has become the first New Zealand law firm to publish its statistics on the gender and ethnic pay gap. For the first time in New Zealand!

The company adheres to this approach as part of its sustainable development strategy and in accordance with its participation in the movement World Champions for Change as a founding partner. The results of the wage gap were as follows:

Pay gap between employees: 8.0%.
The wage gap between men and women between lawyers: -11.1%.
– Pay gap by ethnicity of employees: Maori: 12.4%, Pacifica: 4.1%.

MinterEllisonRuddWatts The gender pay gap was presented as “A percentage measure of the difference between the average hourly wage of all women and the average hourly wage of all”Cabinet explained. As for the pay gap associated with ethnicity, it is shown as “A measure of the percentage difference between the average hourly wage of all persons belonging to a particular ethnic group and the average hourly wage of all other employees”the basis is all other races.

“Our gender pay gap reflects more women in lower-paying managerial positions, which we address by reviewing roles and providing opportunities for career advancement. Our gender pay gaps reflect the progress we are making toward our diversity and inclusion goals.”General Manager said Andrew pee.

While the results of Statistics New Zealand report for the month of August 2021 indicated that the gender wage gap in New Zealand It was 9.1%, and indicated that there was more work to be done to promote diversity and inclusion.

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