Fiddling with the stats won't solve gender pay-gap issues
Tackling pay inequality grabs the headlines, but it may be the wrong way to fight for equality, writes Eilis O'Hanlon
It's been six months since the row about the gap between male and female pay at the BBC first hit the headlines, and four months since Sharon Ni Bheolain revealed that she was being paid substantially less than her old Six One News co-host Bryan Dobson.
The Government's response has finally arrived in the shape of… a symposium.
It took place last week in Dublin's Iveagh House, and gathered together policy makers, trade unionists, business leaders, academics and others.