The myth of the gender pay gap

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  1. leo25

    leo25 Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    wow that was painful to watch! I feel sorry for all the smart women to have that panel of morons representing them. Many women have worked really hard to make progress and then women like this undo it all.
     
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    Oh Tanya, do you not realise what you have said.

    When the ALP come out and bag Morrison for women being under represented in both rank and file LNP MP's and cabinet positions as per what the ALP deem right, your words will be thrown back in your face....especially if no female put their hand up for the job.
     
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    It's not fair to men porn stars that the women porn stars make far more. It's a pity in fact. I hope those poor deserving men get extra bonuses hehe.
     
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    Now that's a topic I'd like to see discussed on the "View" or protested in the streets of LA or DC.
     
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    mmm....shiney! Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    A recent study carried out at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority found that female train and bus drivers earn less than their male counterparts, which is of interest of course. The researchers set about explaining this and came to the conclusion that:

    https://fee.org/articles/harvard-st...ed-entirely-by-work-choices-of-men-and-women/

    In a nutshell, men are more likely than women to work overtime and are less likely to take family leave.
     
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    JohnnyBravo300 Well-Known Member

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    Yep and men work like men and women work like women.
    Wages are different and they should be.
     
  7. Shaddam IV

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    When workplace fatality rates are 50/50 between men and women instead of 93/7 then we can talk about pay gaps.

    And I might add that “manholes” are called “manholes” because women don’t go down them.
     
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    "... “manholes” are called “manholes” because women don’t go down them."

    I am a man and I have never been down one either, I aim to keep it that way.

    Also, there is nothing stopping a woman going down one either, if they really wanted to.

    So although the name is descriptive and in common use, it is not that accurate and there are better, more descriptive names that are available.

    I can certainly see people getting annoyed at renaming them peopleholes because that is just clunky, pointless and PC for the sake of it, but calling them maintenance hatches or access hatches or sewer covers or anything else that better describes what they actually do, I don't have a problem with that.

    I also use 'staffing' instead of 'manning' because most of the people I work with are not men. And when the office is 'manned' I think the quality goes up anyway, so I hate to misrepresent the quality of the office environment by saying it is manned when it is usually just staffed.
     
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    To assist AustPost with gender neutrality, I just saw the "Person Person delivering the Person".......would hate for a word although spelt differently be construed as gender bias.
     
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    About on par with some of Big A.D.’s comments in this thread.
     
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  11. JohnnyBravo300

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    Theres no inequality of anything. People cry too much since the good excuses have already been used.
     

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