Ending stigma of part-time working ‘would benefit all’

Ending stigma of part-time working ‘would benefit all’

On the face of it, working part time is still very much a “women’s issue”, and bad for career progression. But that is by no means the end of the story.

Far more women than men work part time: more than 40 per cent of female employees in the UK are part time compared with 12 per cent of men, according to the Office for National Statistics. The impact on work status, using earnings as a proxy, is huge: median gross hourly earnings of part-time employees in 2013 were 36 per cent less than those of full-time employees. By Alison Maitland February 26, 2014 http://www.ft.com Read More

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