Report shows that women receive almost 32% less than men in Mato Grosso :: MT News

Report shows that women receive almost 32% less than men in Mato Grosso :: MT News
Report shows that women receive almost 32% less than men in Mato Grosso :: MT News
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The Ministry of Women and Labor and Employment (MTE) released the country’s first Salary Transparency Report focusing on gender disparity, revealing that women in Mato Grosso receive 31.4% less than men.

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The data was obtained from information provided by 837 companies in the state, totaling 229,467 employees. The salary difference between genders varies according to occupational groups, reaching 32.4% in senior and managerial positions.

Furthermore, the report highlights that black women face an even greater disparity, being the majority in the job market, but receiving less than white women. According to the document, while the average salary of black women is R$2,497.20, that of non-black women is R$3,180.62. In the case of men, black men receive an average of R$3,891.02 and non-black men receive R$4,218.34.

The companies were evaluated regarding their policies to encourage the hiring and promotion of women. In the state, 52.2% have job and salary plans, 34% adopt policies to promote women to management and management positions, 25.6% have policies to support the hiring of women, and 22.1% offer incentives for hiring of black women.

Still according to the report, only 16.9% have policies to encourage the hiring of LGBTQIAP+ women, 19.2% encourage the entry of women with disabilities, and only 7.6% have specific programs to encourage the hiring of women victims of violence. Few companies still adopt policies such as extended maternity/paternity leave (17.1%) and daycare allowance (13%).

At a national level, the report shows that women receive an average of 19.4% less than men. Of the companies that responded to the questionnaire, 73% have been in existence for 10 years or more, totaling almost 17.7 million employees.

Incentive policies

The report recorded that, across the country, 51.6% of companies have job and salary plans, incentive policies for women; 38.3% adopt policies to promote women to management and management positions; 32.6% have policies to support the hiring of women; and 26.4% adopt incentives for hiring black women.

Only 20.6% have policies to encourage the hiring of LGBTQIAP+ women, 23.3% encourage the entry of women with disabilities, and only 5.4% have specific programs to encourage the hiring of women victims of violence. Few companies still adopt policies such as flexible working arrangements, such as extended maternity/paternity leave (17.7%) and daycare allowance (21.4%).

Report

The report highlights the need for actions to mitigate these disparities, as established by law, including salary transparency, actions against discrimination, reporting channels and diversity and inclusion programs.

Companies have until March 31 to publish their individual reports, with fines expected for those that do not do so.


The article is in Portuguese

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