Adobe India Leads by Example, Bridges Gender Pay Disparity in Indian Technology Industry

Adobe's US and India employee populations combined comprise 80 per cent of its global workforce

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Adobe India's efforts are aimed at abolishing the gender pay disparity in the technology industry. Pixabay

New Delhi, September 8, 2017 : Adobe India on Friday announced that its female employees are now earning 99 per cent of what male employees earn and is working to close the remaining gap in the country.

The company also anticipates that there will remain no wage gap between white and non-white employees in the US.

Adobe’s US and India employee populations combined comprise 80 per cent of its global workforce.

“We are excited to announce pay parity at Adobe India which is aimed at abolishing the gender pay disparity in the technology industry,” said Abdul Jaleel, Vice President, People Resources, Adobe India, in a statement.

Adobe Systems Incorporated is also aiming to bring gender pay parity in the US.

At its annual ‘Adobe and Women and Leadership Summit’ held in San Jose on Thursday, the company said that it expects to close the gap by the end of its fiscal year, with women paid $1.00 for every $1.00 earned by male employees. (IANS)