by Equal Opportunities Commission for Northern Ireland in Belfast .
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THE Equality Commission has called for gender pay gap reporting to be extended to Northern Ireland "as a matter of urgency". In Britain, employers with . In , the gender pay gap in Ireland was per cent. According to the latest figures published by Eurostat, in the gender pay gap in Ireland was per cent while the gender pay gap across the EU overall was per cent. For an explanation of how this is calculated, see Eurostat’s guide to gender pay gap statistics. Gender Trouble in Northern Ireland: An Examination of Gender and Bodies within the s and s Provisional Irish Republican Army in Northern Ireland Jennifer Earles ABSTRACT With this thesis, I will utilize both feminist and queer theory to highlight the gendered and bodily tactics used by the women of the s/s Provisional Irish. The Northern Ireland legislation specifies that employers affected by it should publish information about the pay received by their workforces; break down the information by sex, ethnicity and disability; publish the information every 12 (or every 36) months; and develop action plans to eliminate any gender pay differences that are found.
Gender pay strategy and pay reporting We call for prompt action to bring Section 19 of the Employment Act (Northern Ireland) (‘the Act’) into force, and to introduce a gender pay strategy and associated action plan, in tandem with the introduction of Gender Pay Gap Reporting Regulations in Northern Ireland. The average female worker in Northern Ireland would need an average 6% wage hike - around £1, a year - to achieve parity with average male wages in the region. That compares to a £7, (27%) annual gender pay gap in the West Midlands and a £8, (20%) gap in London. Northern Ireland Assembly, Room , Parliament Buildings, Belfast BT4 3XX or e-mailed to [email protected] 28 January Michael Potter Review of Gender Issues in Northern Ireland NIAR This paper briefly summarises some of the recent developments in Northern Ireland on issues related to gender. Paper 15/14 28 January File Size: 1MB. When does gender pay gap reporting come into force? Gender pay gap reporting legislation comes into force in April in GB. These reporting obligations do not come into force in Northern Ireland from this time, and it remains to be seen how similar they will be to those in GB.
Getting women into work will help us get out of the crisis." This followed the earlier announcement of a strategy on the gender pay-gap which currently stands at 18% across the EU (Ireland comes in at %). The actions include a new gender pay gap calculator which allows workers and employers to calculate the pay gap in their country and sector. The current position in Ireland is that there is no general legal requirement for an organisation to publish information relating to gender pay. In fact, there has been no legislative development which has addressed the issue of gender pay inequality in over 40 years since the Anti- Discrimination (Pay) Act The gender pay gap in Northern Ireland is smaller than the other UK regions, as can be seen in Table 1 below. The table shows female wages as a percentage of male wages. Table 1: The gender pay disparity - median gross hourly earnings Region All Employees Full Time Employees Part Time Employees United Kingdom A new duty requiring big employers to publish data on their gender pay gaps now looks set to come into effect in April after revised draft Regulations were published today. The Equality Act (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations , which are still in draft, apply to private- and voluntary-sector organisations with or more Author: Mark Crail.