September 6, 2017
The recent announcement that companies must publish the pay gap between their highest and lowest paid employees is unlikely to change anything other than to confirm what we already know about wealth inequality and board room greed. At McDonalds, which experienced its first globally coordinated industrial action on Monday, the CEO earns 1,196 times the wage of the average ‘crew member’. As you’d expect, Scotland’s social enterprise sector is somewhat different. Statistics on pay differentials within our sector along with many other facts and figures are contained in the 2017 Census which is published today.