Waterford City and County Council has published its Gender Pay Gap Report for 2022.
The gender pay gap is the difference in the average hourly wage of men and women across a workforce. Employers with more than 250 employees in Ireland are now required to publish their gender pay gap data.
In the 2022 report, the Mean Gender Pay Gap reflects that on average, females are paid 4.04% less than males. The Median Gender Pay Gap shows that the median range of pay for females is 1.60% higher than the median rate of pay for males.
Publishing its gender pay gap data helps to reinforce the focus on supporting an open and inclusive workplace at Waterford City and County Council.
Waterford City and County Council is a place where all employees have the same opportunities for recognition and career development and are treated fairly and equitably at work.
The Council continues to be committed to addressing workplace barriers to equality and creating an open and inclusive workplace community. Many equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives and supports are already in place, and we will continue to work in this area.
The local authority sector gives people the opportunity to play a key role in the positive development of their county and community.
As an employer, Waterford City and County Council is committed to providing a positive and supportive environment for employees. The Council offers flexible and family friendly arrangements, blended working, and great career progression and education opportunities.