Female stars call on BBC ‘to sort gender pay gap now’ – noticias de la BBC

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    Captura de imagen Signatories consist of Emily Maitlis, Victoria Derbyshire, , , and Clare Balding (agujas del reloj, from leading left)

    Some of the ’s a lot of prominent female characters have actually contacted the corporation toact nowto handle the gender pay space.

    Presenters Clare Balding, Victoria Derbyshire and Emily Maitlis are amongst those who have actually signed the open letter to Director General Tony Hall.

    They advise him toremedythe variation over gender pay, which they state has actually been understoodfor several years”.

    The BBC today exposed the wages of stars making more than 150,000.

    The wages, exposed in the corporation’s yearly report on Wednesday , exposed two-thirds of its stars making more than 150,000 are male, with Chris Evans the top-paid on in between 2.2 m and 2.25 metro.

    was the highest-paid female star, making in between 450,000 y 500,000 en 2015, while the One Show’s Alex Jones was 2nd, making in between 400,000 y 450,000.

    Discrimination

    Signatories to the letter likewise consist of BBC Sport’s Sue Barker, Today program reporters and Sarah Montague, Fiona Bruce and the One Show’s Alex Jones.

    Women’s Hour host , who arranged the letter, Tweeted that female BBC stars wererevolting”.

    In the letter, the females state they areprepared to fulfill to make surefuture generations of ladies do not face this sort of discrimination”.

    The report revealsexactly what a number of us have actually presumed for several yearsthat ladies at the BBC are being paid less than guys for the exact same work,” they include.

    Pay variations continuebeyond the listof those making more than 150,000, they include, consisting of into locations of production, engineering, and regional and .

    The letter continues: “Compared to numerous ladies and males, we are extremely well compensated and lucky.

    “sin embargo, this is an age of equality and the BBC is an organisation that prides itself on its worths.

    You have stated that you will ‘arrangethe gender pay space by 2020, however the BBC has actually understood about the pay variation for several years. All of us wish to go on the record to hire you to act now.

    When questioned about the gender space recently, Mr Hall stated there wasmore to do”, while BBC director of radio and education James Purnell stated male speakers might take pay cuts .

    Lee mas: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40696402