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eBay Diversity & Inclusion reports close to zero Gender Pay Gap

By Chris Dawson April 10, 2018 - 8:15 pm

Just as recent interest in the UK’s Gender Pay Gap is in the news, as large companies file their reports, eBay have released their Diversity & Inclusion report and it’s pleasing to see that, at least on a global basis, the marketplace reports women at eBay earn 100.1% of what men earn in terms of total compensation. The difference of 0.1% in favour of women is so small as to be statistically insignificant across 14,000 employees so it’s fair to say that overall men and women earn the same at eBay.

In the UK, eBay haven’t reported their Gender Pay Gap, which suggests that the company has less than 250 employees on UK contacts.

What is a Gender Pay Gap?

The gender pay gap is the difference in the average hourly wage of all men and women across a workforce. If one or other sex does more of the less well paid jobs within an organisation than the other sex then the gender pay gap is usually bigger.

It’s important to realise that since 1970 it’s been illegal to pay men and women different rates for performing the same task. Unequal pay doesn’t contribute to the Gender Pay Gap, it’s more of a reflection of which sex are predominantly employed in lower paid jobs compared to the spread of the sexes in higher paid roles.

Diversity & Inclusion at eBay

Diversity and Inclusion is something that runs through eBay’s DNA – the marketplace was launched to democratise online selling giving an equal opportunity to all and that’s still what they aim to do today without discriminating between race, religion, political outlook or sexual orientation.

“Diversity & Inclusion at eBay is about making sure that when people are part of the eBay community – whether they are global employees, people who are interested in working at eBay or the millions of buyers and sellers who transact on our platform – they feel included and know that great opportunities are available to them.”
– Damien Hooper-Campbell, Chief Diversity Officer

You can download eBay’s 2017 Diversity and Inclusion report directly from eBay.

  • Carl Kay
    2 years ago

    Well, at least they have managed to get something right! The rest of the business is an absolute joke.

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