Did you hear the one about the C.E.O. who told the radio show that women make less money because they menstruate? Yeah.
Head of the New Zealand Employers and Manufacturers' Association Alasdhair Thompson was discussing a proposed salary transparency bill that would allow employees to access information about rates of pay in their workplace, in order to check that they aren't being discriminated against on the basis of sex or race. (This is why it's important for women and men to talk about what they're getting paid.) Thompson seemed to deny that a wage gap existed, saying: