Blizzard | Why staff at this firm are making pay transparent

Why staff at this firm are making pay transparent

Disclosing employee wages in the workplace has long been considered a taboo, as employers fear that sharing this knowledge could lead to resentment and jealousy within teams. According to a December 2017 report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, around 17% of private companies practice pay transparency, while 41% discourage and 25% explicitly prohibit the discussion of salary information. But it seems that more professionals want pay transparency. In fact, research published by The Creative Group shared that 37% of managers want organisations to be fully transparent about employee wages. However, some employees have taken their fight against wage disparity into their own hands, as staff at the US video game developer Blizzard Entertainment have chosen to anonymously disclose...

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