14 Oct 2021
What can retailers do to reduce ethnic pay gaps? - Retail Gazette
"You cannot build good working conditions where people feel like they belong with unequal pay." Cynthia Davis.
Cynthia Davis, co-founder of the recruitment platform Diversifying.io said that everyone believes they have a right to be treated fairly and equally.
“If we are paid less for doing the same work, we are likely to find it harder to get by and feel inferior whether they pay difference is known or not,” explained Davis.
“Without equal pay all inclusion initiatives will be seen as tokenistic and reactionary.
“You cannot build good working conditions where people feel like they belong with unequal pay.”
Mixed, diverse workplace are important for retailers and all businesses because they should be reflective of the communities they are in and serve explained Davis.