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# Gender Pay Gap

This year
Opinion: Women in work face extra challenges that men do not experience
Dr Emma Howard asks whether its time to address things like giving birth and pregnancy loss in CVs and hiring processes.
Last year
Iarnród Éireann has 6% average hourly gender pay gap in favour of women
Women also make up significant proportions of the company’s upper middle and upper positions.
RTÉ reports median gender pay gap of 13.5% among its staff
There is a legal obligation on companies with 250 or more employees to publish the data.
Scotland Women’s team take legal action against SFA over equal pay and treatment
Republic of Ireland captains Seamus Coleman and Katie McCabe agreed an equal match fees deal in August last year.
Ireland's gender pay gap is better than the EU average - what else can be done to fix it?
“I think there’s [still] a lot of confusion. A lot of people make reference to equal pay, and that’s been enshrined in legislation since the mid-70s.”
All time
Holly Cairns: The gender pay gap is a scandal - we must resolve to end it
In the week when we celebrated International Women’s Day, the Social Democrats TD says we should settle for nothing less than equal pay for equal work.
'Strengthened' gender pay gap bill to be brought before Cabinet in January, O'Gorman confirms
The Bill will require organisations to report on the pay differences between female and male employees.
Female boss paid €97,000 less than male colleague wins case at Workplace Relations Commission
The WRC adjudication officer determined that the GM was discriminated against on the grounds of gender.
Opinion: Addressing the gender pay gap may cost Irish companies, but the costs of failing to do so are greater
Much is yet to be done to tackle inequality, writes Dr Michelle Cullen.
Solutions, not problems: Changing the narrative of workplace equality
To make a real difference, and fast, campaigners want to nail down practical resolutions.
An Post promises to reduce 3.7% gender pay gap
A new report found that 73% of An Post management staff are male.
There's a big difference between what Irish men and women are living off in retirement
The ESRI has put the gender pension gap at 35%.
Proposed law would require employers to publish gender pay gap information
The EU Commission recommended that member states introduce the measures five years ago.
Call for mass walkouts in Ireland to protest against gender-based violence and pay gap
Abuse survivor Leona O’Callaghan said she is urging people to stand together to demand change in Ireland.
We're still a long way off closing the gender pay gap, no matter what someone on a TV panel says
It goes beyond “the mammy issue”.
Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead
Renting, judge’s appointments, microbeads and noise at the airport – just some of the issues the government plan to tackle.
'Pushing for equality in all walks of life, starting on the waves' - World Surf League agrees to gender pay parity
The move comes after criticism earlier this year of a disparity between male and female surfers.
The Crown's Claire Foy did not receive back pay following pay gap revelation
The Crown producers revealed that Claire had been paid less than male co-star.
Cabinet approves proposed law around highlighting gender pay gap in companies
The regulations will apply to the public as well as the private sector subject to the employment thresholds.
It turns out Aidan Turner is paid more for his role in Poldark, and co-star Eleanor Tomlinson wants that to change
The pair have been the show’s stars since it first aired in 2015.
Womenomics: 7 steps to make gender equality the new normal
Equality can improve men’s lives too, writes Victor Duggan.
Over three-quarters of companies in the UK report gender pay gap
A total of 78% showed a pay gap in favor of men, while 14% favored women and 8% had no gap.
UK female MPs launch #PayMeToo campaign over gender pay gap
All companies in the UK with over 250 employees will soon have to publish their stats on gender pay differences.
'I found it difficult to see the justification': Bryan Dobson on the pay gap with Sharon Ní Bheoláin
It was revealed last year Dobson earned between €60,000 – €80,000 more than Sharon Ní Bheoláin.
Bryan Dobson was "surprised" about the pay gap between himself and Sharon Ní Bheoláin
He found it difficult to see the justification for the difference.
BBC pay McEnroe 'at least 10 times' more than me for Wimbledon work, claims Navratilova
“John’s role is of a different scale, scope and time commitment,” BBC bosses insist.
Here's why Claire Foy being paid less than Matt Smith for The Crown is a bad joke
Equal pay for equal work should not be this hard.
Mark Wahlberg refused to approve Kevin Spacey's replacement in All The Money unless he was paid $1m
The news comes as the pay gap between Wahlberg and Williams spirals into a war of words over alleged contract disputes.
Government to discuss tackling Ireland's gender pay gap with businesses and trade unions
EU figures show that in Ireland, women currently earn around 13.9% less than men
An E! presenter has quit after discovering her male co-host made close to double her salary
“How can I accept an offer that shows they do not value my contributions all those years?”
Sinead Desmond's departure from TV3 is 'now a legal matter'
Desmond left the station seven weeks ago amid reports of a gender pay-gap row.
RTÉ's highest earners: Men outnumber women by 2 to 1
A report looked into gender equality and pay at the national broadcaster.
Irish employers to back 'comprehensive gender pay reporting'
Ibec says it supports the introduction of new reporting measures, akin to similar structures already in place in Australia.
There's a big difference between how men and women are planning for retirement
A new survey has revealed women are less likely to be putting money aside for old age.
'I'm in a privileged position': Claire Byrne and Ryan Tubridy on their salaries and gender balance
The two presenters were speaking as RTÉ launched its new season of programming.
Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress
Stone, who won the best actress Oscar for her role in La La Land, made $26 million in pre-tax earnings in the year up to June.
RTÉ pay: 'Those who say that we need to pay a lot to attract talent are wrong'
We know that many journalists working in the private media make peanuts, writes Julien Mercille.
Have an opinion on what can be done to narrow the gender pay gap? The government is all ears
A public consultation is opening for submissions on Monday.
Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column
An apology printed today said the article “included unacceptable comments that caused offence to many”.
Opinion: 'It's easy to attack RTÉ but the pay gap is an issue where you work too'
All I’m asking for is what men have always had: to have children and still get a fair wage, writes Lorraine Courtney.