Many workers feel they’re underappreciated and underpaid, but our recent survey suggests it could be even worse — especially for women. We asked 2,000 workers about the hours they put in and found that women are less likely to be paid for the extra hours they work, are more likely to feel stressed and run down due to work, and are more inclined to work overtime to progress their careers.
In light of the research, one question comes to mind: do gender issues in the workplace go far beyond the gender pay gap?
Use our Overtime Calculator to see how much unpaid overtime you’re putting in and how much money you’re potentially losing out on. How much does your employer owe you — and how does it affect you?
Our survey uncovers the shocking truth about the overtime habits of British workers.
The research found that pay differences between the genders can be found in overtime pay as well.
Where in the UK are people doing the most overtime? Putting in an average of 10.56 hours a week, Londoners do the most overtime out of any region in the UK.