Women's position in the labour market

Women continue to be concentrated into lower paid, lower skilled and often part time roles limiting their involvement in the labour market and their contribution to the Welsh economy.

They are also more likely to work in the public sector and areas where temporary and zero hours contracts are prevalent.

Women’s position in the labour market is a significant factor in the persistent gender pay gap and it is vital that action is taken to address this so that women can achieve and prosper.

Consultation Response: Pregnancy Maternity and work
1st Mar 2018

Our response to the National Assembly for Wales Equality, Local Government and Communities inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in March 2018.

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