Group of employees Seventy-two percent of employees say they would switch employers if they felt another company had greater gender equality. (Photo: Shutterstock)

There’s not much difference between how men and women view gender equality in the workplace – both sexes think their employers can do more to promote diversity and inclusion, according to the Randstad US report, “Women in the Workplace 2018.”

Polling firm Research Now surveyed 783 U.S. adults on behalf of Randstad US and found that both male (74 percent) and female (84 percent) employees say a diverse workplace, in which workers are treated equally regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, race, religion etc., is important.  However, 56 percent of female workers and 52 percent of male workers believe their workplace could do more to promote gender equality.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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