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Gender pay gap must be eradicated – Kimmins

Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has said the gender pay gap must be eradicated.

The Newry and Armagh MLA said:

“On International Women’s Day we celebrate the achievements of women and the progress made in the struggle for equality.

“But obstacles to equality remain, including the continued existence of the gender pay gap.

“It is unacceptable in 2021 that women are discriminated against in terms of pay and still struggle to get the same wages as their male counterparts”.

The Sinn Féin MLA concluded,

“All employers must work to end the gender pay gap in order to advance women’s rights and workers’ rights.”

Ends/Críoch

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