Work/Life

I am paid this much, what about you?

Pay transparency has been cast under the spotlight in recent years after exposures of gender pay bias.
Pay transparency has been cast under the spotlight in recent years after exposures of gender pay bias.PHOTO: PEXELS

SINGAPORE - After a night of drinks and gossip, you tell your colleague Harry the size of your recent bonus and your salary.

Shocked and dismayed at how much less he is getting, Harry stomps into the boss' office the following day, repeats what you told him, and demands a raise. Cornered - and furious with you - the boss concedes, but tells Harry to keep quiet about it.

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