Why is nobody talking about the race pay gap?

It feels as though near-enough every day, the media plays host to a new gender pay gap-related scandal. Whether it be in FTSE 100 boardrooms, BBC newsrooms or Hollywood studios, the injustice of men being paid more than their female colleagues is quite rightly being stripped bare and publicly condemned.

There is, however, another pay gap which is no less damaging or entrenched but is receiving significantly less attention.

There’s a long history of BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) people being paid less than white people. Analyses of pay by race have been carried out in several countries, and the similarity of the results is striking. Generally speaking, in every walk of life, in every craft and profession, minorities are consistently paid less than white people.

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