GLA audit reveals significant ethnic pay gap

The results of the Greater London Authority’s (GLA) first-ever ethnicity pay audit has revealed that significant pay differences exist between white people and those from black, asian and minority ethnic backgrounds (BAME). In response, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, has pledged to tackle pay inequality in the capital following the new findings.

The data shows that while BAME employees are not paid less to do the same job, there is an under-representation of BAME employees in senior roles. This is a similar problem to the one identified through the mayor’s gender pay audit, which was published last year.

Mr Khan said: ‘I am deeply troubled that members of the Black Asian and minority ethnic community who work at these organisations earn on average less than their white counterparts, and I am determined to confront this inequality. Read more here

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