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Are women within the Church getting paid the same as men? / CathNews.com
Posted by Voice of the Faithful in Voice of the Faithful, Women in Catholic Church, Women in the Church on September 9, 2016
We need to ask ourselves if the pay rate or volunteer expectation of females within the Church is the same as a male. If the answer is ‘no,’ then is this morally acceptable, asks businesswoman Clare Burns in The Catholic Leader …
“Recently I became aware of a woman with two decades of experience at a senior level in industry, who regularly volunteers for a Catholic-based organisation, and has helped raise more than $50,000 for them.
“At a networking event the organisation’s chairman jumped tables to say he had ‘a great opportunity’ for her.
“This great opportunity turned out to be working two to four days a week for free with a number of responsibilities in a graduate-“level position.
“It is hoped this ‘oversight’ was an unconscious bias, rather than disingenuous.”
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