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305 results found for: gender pay gap in singapore
Article Why there is still a gender pay gap in Singapore
By: JESSICA PAN FOR THE STRAITS TIMES,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (OPINION)  11/01/2020
A more like-for-like comparison would be to look at the adjusted gender pay gap. SINGAPORE'S ADJUSTED GENDER PAY GAP The adjusted gender pay gap is statistically adjusted for measurable factors, such as age, education, hours worked, occupation and industry – all of which may account for differences in pay between genders.   (1571 words)
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Article Gender pay gap raises uneasy questions for progressive good
By: JAMIE LEE,   The Business Times  The Business Times  (COMPANIES & MARKETS)  06/04/2018

Reports, including one by Accenture in 2017, on gender pay gap in Singapore, also showed that women are less likely than men to have a mentor. Corporates could think about creating safe networking sessions for female executives.   (988 words)
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Article Look to other countries' efforts to narrow the gender pay gap
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  13/01/2020
The Ministry of Manpower's gender pay gap report reinforces several hard truths (Adjusted gender pay gap narrows over more than a decade, Jan 10). Among them is the finding that the labour force participation rate widens substantially after women have children, which contributes to a gap in pay later in life.   (394 words)
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Article Hurdles still stand in the way of pay parity, say experts
By: CHOO YUN TING,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  10/01/2020
Professor Paulin Straughan from the Singapore Management University (SMU) said that besides the narrowing of the adjusted gender pay gap, the study showed women today have similar educational levels as men.   (1054 words)
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Article More help for caregivers and working mums please
By: YUEN SIN,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (PARLIAMENT)  28/02/2018
"We need to tackle the gender pay gap because it will affect our future senior women and their retirement security," he said.   (523 words)
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Article Ban employers from asking about previous salaries
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  16/01/2020
Like the Association of Women for Action and Research (Aware), I believe that Singapore can learn from other countries on how to narrow the gender pay gap (Look to other countries' efforts to narrow the gender pay gap, Jan 13).   (256 words)
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Article Keep up effort to close gender pay gap
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (OPINION)  14/01/2020
In Singapore, the issue came to the fore last week when the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) released a study that showed Singapore's adjusted gender pay gap narrowed from 8.8 per cent in 2002 to 6 per cent in 2018.   (494 words)
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Article Singapore's gender pay gap narrows to 6%
By: SHARON SEE,   The Business Times  The Business Times  (GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY)  10/01/2020
She added: "If Singapore progresses at this rate, it will be 2066 before gender pay gap is completely eliminated." Without accounting for those factors, however, the unadjusted gender pay gap, which is computed using median incomes of men and women, stands at 16.3 per cent in 2018, marginally higher than 2002's gap of 16 per cent.   (721 words)
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Article Concerns raised over workplace harassment
By: YASMINE YAHYA SENIOR POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  06/03/2018

Mrs Teo also noted that there has been significant improvement in closing the gender pay gap. This gap was 11.8 per cent last year, a big step forward from 20 per cent a decade earlier.
Ms Jessica Tan (East Coast GRC) and Dr Intan Azura Mokhtar (Ang Mo Kio GRC) asked what could be done to further close the gap.   (438 words)
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Article Adjusted gender pay gap narrows over more than a decade
By: JOANNA SEOW MANPOWER CORRESPONDENT,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  10/01/2020
The adjusted gender pay gap was 6 per cent – or $342 a month – in 2018, down from 8.8 per cent in 2002, according to a new study released yesterday. But it means a woman may still be doing the same job as her male colleague of the same age and education level for less pay.   (733 words)
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