Diversity Pay Gaps: The Explanation You Need To Understand

Diversity Pay Gaps are discussed at length but not enough people talk about the cause.

Find out about a major cause of diversity pay gaps.

Here are some key messages from this episode

  • A major cause of diversity pay gaps
  • Why understanding occupational segregation is important
  • Two types of occupational segregation and much much more

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode

Horizontal occupational segregation points towards differences between occupations

“It’s a bit rough and ready but can you see the point I’m making.  These are examples of horizontal occupational segregation. Different groups clustered around different jobs”

Vertical occupational segregation points towards differences within a hierarchy

“This underrepresentation is an example of vertical occupational segregation

The segregation takes place within a hierarchy”

Both point towards systematic disadvantage

“These pay gaps are real, the more data we get, the more we’re going to point towards these deep rooted issues”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper

The Two Sides of Diversity No One Has Told You About [Interview with Dr Richard Norrie]

Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey: Ethnic diversity an issue in UK workplaces

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