Gender equality and the workplace education resources

Find out what workplace gender equality is, how it affects all of us, and how we can make workplaces better for everyone.

What you need to know

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Equal opportunities and outcomes for all workers.


The Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 requires employers with 100 or more employees to report annually against six gender equality indicators. But what are they?

Data and calculation information

The gender pay gap is a simple calculation that always stays the same, no matter what 'pay' data you use. 

Can't find an employer? Want to know more about where our data comes from? This page can help. 

Learn how WGEA calculates and presents its employer gender pay gap data.

Employer gender pay gaps

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The information on this page covers everything you need to know about how, when and where WGEA will publish employer gender pay gaps.


If you have received your gender pay gap information and you believe the number should be different, you can use these six steps to check your gender pay gap.

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All WGEA's employer gender pay gaps tools, resources and information in the one place. 

Understanding workplace gender inequality

How does caring impact the workplace? And what can employers do to reduce gender inequality?

Gender inequality is not experienced in the same way by all women and men. Different dimensions of identity, including race, geography, sexuality, and disability can intersect and influence individual experiences.

Workplace gender equality isn't just about women. Find out how inequality affects men and what other businesses have done to improve their workplace. 

Women and men are likely to experience the future of work differently due to entrenched occupational segregation.