The pay gap between men and women is still real and large

Kirsten Lawson
Updated November 19 2019 - 9:10am, first published 12:30am

Karen Billington has encountered her share of what she terms "roadblocks" that women face in the workplace, but she is a success story. Three months ago at just 37, she was made ACT manager AECOM, one of the world's biggest engineering firms. She has 90 staff and has just been given a lump of money to bring pay parity for the women that work for her.

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Kirsten Lawson

Kirsten Lawson

Political reporter

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