I had heard this was already banned in California, but it seems that it's taking off as a concept across the US, including in New York:
9 places in the US where job candidates may never have to answer the dreaded salary question again
Cities and states in the US are banning employers from asking for candidates' salary history, as part of an effort to eliminate the gender wage gap.
I read this article in the Financial News and came away with a feeling as if we should be concerned.
Yes CEO's take on big responsibilities but in any of the examples quoted their pay in 2018 has not gone below the £1 million mark and previous years have been even significantly better. Not to mention the potential bonuses being paid in the next years.
The article almost makes you think you should feel sorry but I bet that many others working in the industry have faced equal total remuneration drops and they do not start at the level of CEO remuneration.
Asset managers slash CEO pay after tough 12 months
Industry had one of its worst years in 2018, with Man Group, Jupiter, SLA and Schroders reporting big share price falls
Earlier this week The Lord Mayor's Appeal hosted it first Power of Inclusion workshop. Its still staggering that firms are having the provide materials with topics such as 'Why' and 'The Issue' around Race and Ethnicity. 1 in 4 BAME employees reported in 2018 they had witnessed or experienced racist harassment or bulling from managers in the last 2 years. So why exactly as we asking what the issue is!
How To Balance For Better On International Women's Day
The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter, because parity benefits us all. Here are some countries who are bettering the balance across sectors—from government to boardrooms to...
Would be great to hear from our Community about what their companies are doing #BalanceforBetter
Happy International Women's; making progress but still some way to go.....
I was just reading an interesting article from Helena Morrissey that including a few unpleasant, if not shocking statistics - such as there are only 12 black portfolio managers in London, and women only manage 4% of money in the UK - and she finished with an intersting point on diversity fatigue:
Helena Morrissey: We should be more proud of next International Women’s Day - Money Marketing
There is still not a lot to celebrate when it comes to diversity in financial services, especially on International Women's Day But things are capable of changing.
This reminded me of a blog post from last year by @Jonathan Max