Women in Leadership Role - Framework

Women in Leadership Role - Framework

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  • That is great!. But is this opportunity available for women employees
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Hey listen I came to know about a new policy where women employees will be an opportunity for a senior leadership role posted on the internal job portal. I think it may be the right opening for you.
  • Some things which contribute to the inequality women face in the workplace are 1.The amount of unpaid work women do, outside of the workplace, in comparison to men. It’s estimated that women are responsible for up to 30% of unpaid work in comparison to men. 2. Motherhood. Employer’s often view a woman’s commitment to motherhood as a lack of commitment to her career or workplace and consequently are overlooked or passed over for promotions and professional opportunities
  • The Equal Pay Act of 1963: a step toward equality. The Act established law requiring equal payment for employees based on the requirements of the role and its responsibilities, regardless of gender. However, disparities still exist from state-to-state and across industries. While some states have equal pay laws, there are allowances based on seniority or performance, making enforcement of those laws more complicated.
  • Since the start of the pandemic, women’s employment has shifted drastically. Shutdowns of schools and lack of options for childcare presented many women with the difficult choice to abandon their jobs and care for their children, setting female employment in the United States back decades. “In February 2021, women’s labor force participation rate was 55.8% – the same rate as April 1987.”
  • One UK based organization offered these six suggestions:1. Incentivize Paternity Leave2. Subsidize Childcare3. Remote Working Options4. Pay Transparency5. Ensure Promotions and Rewards are Fair6. Offer Female Employees a Raise
  • Industries with the largest pay gaps : • Finance Insurance • Agencies Consultancies • Health care • Transportation Warehousing • Nonprofits
  • What can be done?
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