If Citicorp Can Do It, So Can The Ballet World

By Isabelle Vail

21 January 2019

DDP calls for lay transparency in all artistic salaries: from choreographers and composers to set and lighting designers. A recent article from Bloomberg News, entitled, “Citigroup Reveals Female Employees Earn 29% Less Than Men Do,” addressed the pay gap that we’ve heard about time and time again.

Rebecca Greenfield breaks down the facts, as DDP will soon do for compensation in the dance world.

Citigroup Inc. offered an uncharacteristically blunt assessment of the pay gap between men and women in its global workforce Wednesday, revealing that female employees earn 29 percent less than men do.

The disclosure -- a comparison of median total compensation -- offers a more complete picture of pay, compared with the figures Citigroup and other big banks released last year under pressure from shareholders in the U.S. and regulators in the U.K.

Read Greenfield’s article in Bloomberg News.