21 Jun 2016

Essex University gives female staff one-off pay rises in order to close gender pay gap

Female professors at the University of Essex will be awarded a one-off salary hike, the institution has announced, in an attempt to eradicate the gender pay gap.

In what is believed to be a sector first, the university will move female professors up three newly created pay levels, effectively raising their average salaries to the same as their male counterparts.

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