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Equal Pay Day highlights the gender pay gap

Around the world "Equal pay Day" signifies the additional time from the end of the previous financial year that women must work to earn the same as their male counterparts, due to the gender pay gap. In Australia, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) supports the day by leading a national campaign aimed at raising awareness and encouraging positive action.

Mark Equal Pay Day

- raise awareness by taking an Equal Pay Day selfie to raise awareness of the importance of pay equity and post the picture on social media using the hashtag #EPD2016
- host an Equal Pay Day event to engage your co-workers to better understand the current position of gender equality
- sign up to the WGEA Pay Equity Leadership network that engages Pay Equity Ambassadors and Official Supporters to educate the business and wider community on pay equity
- spread best practice initiatives by using the #EPD2016 hashtag to share pay equity strategies and initiatives and share your insights on social media using the hashtag #EPD2016
- see if your industry has pay equity in hand by visiting the WGEA Data Explorer and get up to speed with what your industry is doing to address pay equity

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