Ladies work for free!

This week saw an unfortunate milestone for women workers – the day of the year which marks, due to the gender pay gap, that we’re working the rest of the year essentially for free! In New Zealand, women earn on average 12% less per hour than men, and there’s 12% of the year left. In Wellington, “pay equity debt collectors” presented an invoice for $4 billion to government and business, the approximate annual subsidy women make to the economy through their undervalued work

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