Up To 25% Pay Increase For Aussie Librarians!
Today the Austrialian New South Wales Industrial Commision declared that library workers are underpaid becasue of the historic and present gender makeup of the profession.
The most senior librarians will receive a 25% increase to $56,000 Austrailian dollars ($29,886.37 USD). That is not a typo, folks. Although the figure might seem a bit low to us (maybe not?) the descision is having beneficial psychological effects. A librarian in South Wales says, \"We are a profession, we have some value, we have some worth. The whole pay equity basis is that we have been underpaid, we have been undervalued because it\'s predominantly women. It\'s about time that sort of thing was thrown out.\"
Here is the full story.
Question: Do you feel underpaid?