Slayton Search Partners: The Current State of the Gender Wage Gap

As increasing amounts of legislature require employers to disclose pay statistics, the gender wage gap is a complex and delicate topic that organizations can't afford to dismiss. 

Currently, only 17% of companies actively disclose their pay gaps according to an Equileap study of 4,000 public companies around the world. Of those 4,000 organizations, just 5% have a female CEO. The gender wage gap is one indicator of gender discrimination and much improvement still needs to be made. On the bright side, we’re seeing many organizations begin to dedicate time and resources to resolving gender based issues.

Read the article to discover what some companies are doing to abolish gender discrimination, including:

  • The Hershey Company
  • L’Oréal 
  • Estée Lauder
  • KeyBank

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