A campaign has been launched to demand equal pay for women after finding that, on average, men are paid at least 10 per cent more than women.
Pay Equity Challenge Coalition spokeswoman Angela McLeod said figures were showing the gender gap had widened from 12.85 per cent in September last year to 14.178 per cent in September this year. Other figures released yesterday in the Household Economic Survey 2012, revealed 259,000 men had a personal income of $80,000 or more compared to 92,500 women.
The campaign is calling on Parliament to do something about the problem.
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