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Andreea Papuc

Reporting the Gender Pay Gap Is Not Enough to Close It

This should be a rallying cry for companies to overhaul structures that keep men in lucrative positions and leave women to navigate a treacherous career path.

The time has come.

The time has come.

Photographer: Mike Kemp/In Pictures/Getty Images

Is the home stretch to pay parity the hardest? It’s starting to look that way.

Australia has become the latest country to make individual companies reveal their gender wage gaps. Firms with more than 100 employees will have to report the difference between what men and women earn as part of new equality legislation adopted by the federal parliament Thursday. The government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency currently publishes aggregate pay gaps by industry.