Mind the Gap: Gender Wage Differentials in the Public Sector
This paper presents the results of an exploratory study of wage outcomes in the West Australian public sector. The research aimed to determine the effect of gender segregation on pay bargaining outcomes in a deregulated industrial relations regime. In the first part of paper, public sector employment relations are discussed and analysed. The second part of the paper provides a synopsis of the changes in the legislative and industrial relations environment in Western Australia. The final part of the paper examines the effect of gender segregation on bargaining outcomes in the Western Australian public sector.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Wage Differences, Women, Public Sector, Gender|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Human Resources Management (150305)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2002 Emerald|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||15 Aug 2006|
|Last Modified:||05 Jan 2011 13:27|
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