Waterford City & County Council has published its Gender Pay Gap Report, highlighting the percentage difference between what men and women are paid on average in the organisation, irrespective of roles or levels.
Employers with more than 250 employees in Ireland are required to publish their gender pay gap data before the end of 2023 and within six months of their reference date. Waterford City & County Council and all local authorities in the country chose 30th June 2023 as the reference date. On this date, Waterford City & County Council had 1029 staff employed in various full-time, part-time, and temporary roles.
In this 2023 report, the Mean Gender Pay Gap reflects that on average, females are paid 2.09% less than males. The Median Gender Pay Gap shows that the median range of pay for females is 4.92% higher than the median rate of pay for males.
Publishing the gender pay gap data helps to reinforce the focus on supporting an open and inclusive workplace at Waterford City & County Council. The organisation is a place where all employees have the same opportunities for recognition and career development and are treated fairly and equitably at work.
Waterford City & County Council is 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 the Council will continue to work towards greater progress in this area.
Working in local government gives people the opportunity to play a key role in the positive development of their county and community. As an employer, Waterford City & County Council is committed to providing a positive and supportive environment for employees.
The Council offer flexible and family friendly arrangements, blended working, and great career progression and education opportunities.
Waterford City & County Council is encouraging anyone looking for a job to visit www.waterfordcouncil.ie to find out more about the work they do.
Source: Waterford City & County Council