Britain may require companies to report race pay gap
Companies in Britain would have to report pay disparities among ethnic groups in their workforce under a rule being considered by Prime Minister Theresa May’s government.
The idea is a response to a study published last year that showed significant pay disparities between ethnic minorities and their white counterparts in Britain. It comes after the government began requiring large companies to report pay disparities between men and women.
The Race Disparity Audit, a survey of 24,000 workers last year, found the unemployment rate for Black, Asian and other ethnic-minority people was nearly double that of white British adults.
Read more about the report at thestar.com/business
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May said ethnic minority employees can feel like they’re “hitting a brick wall” with career progression.