Women are just as pushy as men when asking for a pay rise – but male employees are more likely to get one

The idea that women get paid lower salaries than their male counterparts because they are less willing to ask for a raise is a myth, claims a new report.

Women ask for pay rises just as often as men, but men are 25 per cent more likely to get them, according to the research.

In the study carried out by an international team of researchers, men were able to secure a pay increase 20 per cent of the time, while women were only successful 16 per cent of the time.

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