Articles tagged “pay”

What New UK Statistics Tell Us About the Gender Pay Gap in Travel

What New UK Statistics Tell Us About the Gender Pay Gap in Travel

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Sadly, that women get paid less than men doesn't come as a surprise but it is still shocking to see such a huge disparity. With the figures now out in the open in the UK, companies have a responsibility to see that the gap is closed as quickly as possible. We'd also like to see more diversity among the leadership teams.

1 year ago

EasyJet Gender Pay Gap Among UK’s Largest

EasyJet Gender Pay Gap Among UK’s Largest

David Hellier, Bloomberg

A 51.7 percent pay gap feels cavernous, even if we expect aviation to be more male-dominated than other travel sectors. Without Carolyn McCall at the EasyJet helm, the company will have to work that much harder for gender equality.

1 year ago

Artificial Intelligence and Job Fears Lead to Calls for Universal Pay

Artificial Intelligence and Job Fears Lead to Calls for Universal Pay

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press

Alaska already distributes an oil dividend to residents regardless of their work status. Now tourism-heavy Hawaii wants to explore the idea of a guaranteed universal income. The current way of doing things won't be tomorrow's way of doing things so it doesn't hurt to explore creative ways of solving seeming-intractable problems.

2 years ago