'It’s a legacy I want to pass on to my community' – Phathuxolo Maqavana on payslip bill

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Phathuxolo Maqavana is proposing the promotion of equality in recruitment bill which aims to dismantle income inequality by advocating for equal pay.
Phathuxolo Maqavana is proposing the promotion of equality in recruitment bill which aims to dismantle income inequality by advocating for equal pay.
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When he realised that there was a R4 000 difference between his salary and that of a white female colleague, who only had six months more experience than him, he demanded answers. 

But his quest was not fruitful. 

At the time, Phathuxolo Maqavana (35) was a merchandise controller and he was astounded when he discovered he was earning 24% less than his fellow colleague. 

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