Is pay transparency a good idea? Turns out the answer is complicated

Adam Triggs
Updated November 17 2022 - 8:23am, first published 5:30am
The is evidence suggesting pay transparency can reduce the individual bargaining power of workers. Picture Shutterstock

They don't call it the private sector for nothing. And if there's one thing the private sector likes to keep private, it's how much employees get paid.

Adam Triggs

Adam Triggs


Adam Triggs is a director within Accenture Strategy, a visiting fellow at the Crawford School at the Australian National University, a non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a fellow at Macquarie University's E61 institute. He writes fortnightly for ACM.