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Jane Bates: The unsaid gender bias in nurses' poor pay

The glass ceiling doesn't seem to affect our male colleagues
Gender bias

The glass ceiling doesn't seem to affect our male colleagues

‘Mrs May! Mrs May! Over here!’ Don’t you just want to put your hand in the air in a plea for attention, like the annoying child at school who knows their 12-times table and will not stop jumping up and down until the teacher takes notice?

The prime minister wants to sort out the ‘burning injustice’ of the pay gap between men and women, and to rectify the sexism that means women earn less than men for comparable jobs.

This was brought to everyone’s attention earlier this year when one of the most senior journalists at the BBC downed tools in protest about the unfairness of it all.

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